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Table 1 Main features of A. euteiches, A. astaci, and A. stellatus genomes

From: Genomics analysis of Aphanomyces spp. identifies a new class of oomycete effector associated with host adaptation

  A. euteiches a A. astaci b A. stellatus b
Estimated genome size (Mb) 61 94 71.6
Total contig length (Mb) 56.9 45.3 62.1
GC content (%) 47.69 48.51 52.55
Protein-coding genes 19,548 16,479 25,573
Average exons per gene 3.7 2.7 3.2
Mean gene size (kb) 1.503 1.132 1.467
N50 (bp) 275,164 3659 34,018
Gene density (number of genes per Mb) 343 364 412
  1. aCombination of 454 and Illumina sequencing technologies
  2. bIllumina sequencing technology