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Table 3 The content of seed 11S globulins and the copy number of their genes

From: Gene duplication and an accelerated evolutionary rate in 11S globulin genes are associated with higher protein synthesis in dicots as compared to monocots

Group Species Seed storage protein1 11S globulins2 No. of genes
dicot Arabidopsis thaliana 30-40% major component 4
  Glycine max ~40% ~40% 6
  Cucumis sativus ~35% major component 6
  Populus trichocarpa major component unknown 7
  Ricinus communis ~40% ~75% 11
monocot Brachypodium distachyon < 10% ~60% 6
  Oryza sativa < 10% ~70% 12
  Setaria italica ~10% minor component 2
  Zea mays ~7% minor component 1
  Sorghum bicolor < 10% minor component 1
  1. Note: 1 percentage to the seed dry weight; 2 percentage to the seed storage protein. The references are listed in the main text.