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Table 7 Minimal numbers of inversions accounting for gene rearrangements between green algal cpDNAs

From: The complete chloroplast genome sequence of the chlorophycean green alga Scenedesmus obliquus reveals a compact gene organization and a biased distribution of genes on the two DNA strands

Compared cpDNA Number of inversionsa
  Nephroselmis Chlorella Oltmannsiellopsis Pseudendoclonium Scenedesmus Chlamydomonas
Mesostigma 43 46 54 54 75 75
Nephroselmis   47 55 55 73 74
Chlorella    50 52 74 75
Oltmannsiellopsis     55 78 75
Pseudendoclonium      76 77
Scenedesmus       58
  1. a Numbers of gene permutations by inversions were computed using GRIMM.