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Table 2 Number of evolutionary breakpoint intervals per chromosome and their characteristics.

From: Gene synteny comparisons between different vertebrates provide new insights into breakage and fusion events during mammalian karyotype evolution

Chromosome

Number of

intervals per

breakpoint

chromosome

Length of all

breakpoint

intervals in Mb

(% whole chromosome)

Median length

of breakpoint

interval (Mb)

Average length

of breakpoint

interval (Mb)

Gene density,

entire chromosome

(genes/Mb)

1

47

11.89 (4.84)

0.11

0.25

8.67

2

46

17.87 (7.34)

0.15

0.40

5.66

3

45

13.60 (6.82)

0.14

0.30

5.58

4

21

8.78 (4.57)

0.12

0.42

4.35

5

42

18.24 (10.09)

0.17

0.43

5.11

6

28

6.24 (3.67)

0.12

0.23

6.48

7

37

8.21 (5.18)

0.11

0.23

6.25

8

30

9.94 (6.80)

0.21

0.34

5.06

9

20

6.31 (4.56)

0.23

0.33

6.54

10

20

7.39 (5.44)

0.11

0.39

6.05

11

31

8.58 (6.37)

0.16

0.28

10.36

12

17

3.06 (2.32)

0.13

0.18

8.34

13

9

2.32 (2.03)

0.14

0.26

3.14

14

11

2.87 (2.69)

0.11

0.26

6.23

15

16

2.12 (2.10)

0.06

0.13

6.57

16

12

4.21 (4.73)

0.03

0.38

10.33

17

31

5.63 (7.13)

0.09

0.19

15.70

18

11

7.71 (10.16)

0.59

0.77

3.86

19

17

1.49 (2.34)

0.05

0.09

22.47

20

20

3.21 (5.14)

0.07

0.17

9.72

21

6

0.46 (0.98)

0.04

0.08

5.79

22

9

1.60 (3.23)

0.12

0.18

10.28

sum

526

151.73

0.12

0.29