International Journal of Genomics / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

In Silico Identification, Phylogenetic and Bioinformatic Analysis of Argonaute Genes in Plants

Table 1

Genomic characteristic and number of the Argonaute proteins and levels of alternative transcripts in the plants were studied.

FamilySpecies Number of chromosomeGenome sizeTranscriptsLociDatabaseNumber of ArgonauteNumber of alternative transcripts related to AGO protein

FabidaeManihot esculenta 1853334,15130,66613AGO9 (2)
Ricinus communis 10400312219
Linum usitatissimum 15318.343,48426,37418
Populus trichocarpa 19403450334066815
Medicago truncatula 824153423509629AGO5 (3)
Phaseolus vulgaris 11486.926,37414AGO4 (2), AGO7 (2), AGO11 (2), AGO13 (2)
Glycine max 2097566,15321AGO2 (2), AGO3 (3), AGO4 (2), AGO11 (2), AGO13 (2), AGO15 (2), AGO18 (4), AGO19 (3), AGO20 (2)
Cucumis sativus 720332528214917AGO1 (2), AGO2 (4), AGO3 (5), AGO5 (3), AGO6 (3)
Prunus persica 8227.3287022786411AGO7 (2)
Malus domestica 17881.363,54126,37415
Fragaria vesca 724032,83132,83112
MalvidaeArabidopsis thaliana 5135353862741610AGO4 (2), AGO1 (3), AGO10 (2)
Arabidopsis lyrata 82073267010
Capsella rubella 8134.826,52110
Brassica rapa 10283.863,54126,37413
Thellungiella halophila 7243.126,3519AGO3 (3)
Carica papaya 91352779627332JGI6
Gossypium raimondii 1388013AGO1 (2), AGO3 (2), AGO4 (2), AGO5 (8), AGO8 (3), AGO9 (7), AGO10 (3), AGO11 (6), AGO12 (2), AGO13 (5),
Theobroma cacao 1034629,45211AGO1 (5), AGO3 (3), AGO6 (2), AGO7 (2), AGO9 (4), AGO10 (6)
Citrus sinensis 931946,14725,37610AGO4 (4), AGO5 (2), AGO7 (5), AGO9 (7)
Citrus clementina 929635,97625,38515AGO6 (2), AGO14 (3),
Eucalyptus grandis 1169136,37614AGO1 (3), AGO9 (3), AGO11 (3), AGO14 (2),
Other plantsVitis vinifera 19487263462634615
Solanum tuberosum 128005147035,11911AGO1 (2), AGO2 (2), AGO3 (4), AGO4 (3), AGO6 (2), AGO8 (2),
Solanum lycopersicum 1290034,72734,72715
Mimulus guttatus 7321282822671813
Aquilegia coerulea 73024106324,82318AGO1 (4), AGO2 (6), AGO3 (6), AGO4 (4), AGO7 (2), AGO8 (4), AGO9 (5), AGO10 (3), AGO11 (7), AGO13 (4), AGO15 (17), AGO16 (7), AGO17 (4), AGO18 (11)
GrassSorghum bicolor 106983633834,49614AGO7 (2)
Zea mays 10250016AGO2 (3), AGO3 (3), AGO6 (2), AGO7 (2), AGO16 (3)
Setaria italica 9405.74059935,47115AGO9 (2), AGO10 (2)
Panicum virgatum 71,3584,19324AGO7 (2), AGO8 (2)
Oryza sativa 123726633855,98615AGO2 (2), AGO3 (2), AGO5 (4), AGO12 (2), AGO14 (2), AGO3 (2),
Brachypodium distachyon 52723102926,55216AGO11 (2), AGO12 (3)