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Table 3 The size of transcriptome of eukaryotes

From: The calculation of information and organismal complexity

Species name UniGene count Alternative splicing UniGene results TGI results Other sources Transcriptome size
Homo sapiens 82,718 4 330,872 328,301 326,552 [17] 328,575
Mus musculus 56,365 4 225,460 210,249   217,855
Rattus norvegicus 40,563 4 162,252 76,570   119,411
Bos taurus 33,285 4 133,140 90,392   111,766
Sus scrofa 42,652 4 170,608 110,744   140,676
Gallus gallus 28,917 3 86,751 70,379 85,486 [31] 80,872
Xeneopus laevis 30,638 2 61,276 56,494   58,885
Xenopus tropicalis 34,428 2 68,856 69,590   69,223
Danio rerio 37,236 2 74,472 91,901   83,187
Oncorhynchus mykiss 24,527 2 49,054 40,320   44,687
Salmo salar 29,291 2 58,582 53,602   56,092
Ciona intestinalis 24,757 2 49,514 49,016   49,265
Branchiostoma floridae 13,294 2 26,588   24,020 [32] 25,304
Strongylo. Purpuratus 16,101 1.5 24,152   21,290 [33] 22,721
Aedes aegypti 17,279 1.5 25,919 25,627   25,773
Drosophila melanogaster 15,090 1.5 22,635 36,335   29,485
Lxodes scapularis 14,084 1.5 21,126 20,932   21,029
Caenorhabditis elegans 17,736 1.5 26,604 27,118   26,861
Schistosoma mansoni 9,909 1.5 14,863 19,291   17,077
Hydra magnipapillata 9,156 1.5 13,734 15,510   14,622
Zea mays 51,520 2 103,040 112,156   106,598
Triticum aestivum 32,260 2.5 80,650 93,508   87,079
Oryza sativa 34,913 2.5 87,283 82,830   85,057
Vitis vinifera 18,266 2 36,532 34,154   35,343
C. reinhardtii 8,162 2 16,324 15,761   16,043
S. pombe     5,206   5,206