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Table 1 General characteristics of eight bear mt genomes

From: Analysis of complete mitochondrial genome sequences increases phylogenetic resolution of bears (Ursidae), a mammalian family that experienced rapid speciation

Taxa     Genome Length(bp) G+C nucleotide content (%)
Genus Scientific Name Sample Source Accesion No. total protein coding rRNAs tRNAs control region total protein-coding rRNAs tRNAs control region
Ursus U. arctos ---- AF303110 [38] 17,020 10,882 2,541 1,511 1,578 40.8 41.5 40.5 35.9 41.6
  U. maritimus ---- AF303111 [38] 17,017 10,882 2,542 1,511 1,575 40.8 41.4 40.6 36.2 42.0
  U. thibetanus Yunnan Province, China EF196661 (this study) 16,795 10,877 2,548 1,512 1,346 40.7 41.4 40.3 35.9 40.6
  U. americanus ---- AF303109 [38] 16,841 10,882 2,545 1,512 1,396 40.4 41.0 40.2 36.4 40.3
  U. malayanus Yunnan Province, China EF196664(this study) 16,783 10,882 2,546 1,512 1,337 40.7 41.4 40.2 35.9 40.2
  U. ursinus San Diego Zoo, USA EF196662 (this study) 16,817 10,882 2,545 1,511 1,371 41.6 42.3 40.9 36.9 41.7
Tremarctos T. ornatus San Diego Zoo, USA EF196665 (this study) 16,766 10,882 2,553 1,510 1,315 41.1 41.9 40.1 35.7 43.0
Ailuropoda A. melandeuca Sichuan Province, China EF196663 (this study) 16,746 10,880 2,551 1,515 1,286 38.5 38.3 39.0 37.0 41.1