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Table 3 Malate synthase pseudogenes in placental mammals

From: Evolution of glyoxylate cycle enzymes in Metazoa: evidence of multiple horizontal transfer events and pseudogene formation

Species Number of exons found by TBLASTN Percent of opossum MS gene covered by TBLASTN hits Number of stop codons in hits
Bos Taurus 2 8.6% 0
Canis familiaris 2 10.6% 0
Cavia porcellus Not Found   
Dasypus novemcinctus 3 26.5% 3
Echinops telfairi 2 21.4% 3
Felis catus 4 32.5% 0
Homo sapiens 2 27.0% 0
Loxodonta africana 2 14.8% 1
Macaca mulatta 4 18.2% 0
Mus musculus Not Found   
Oryctolagus cuniculus 1 13.5% 2
Rattus norvegicus Not Found   
Sorex araneus 2 17.5% 1
Myotis lucifugus 2 18.0% 1
Otolemur garnettii 2 22.2% 1
Spermophilus tridecemlineatus 2 25.2% 1