Table 3 Patterns of genome-wide codon usage in Pteropus alecto
UUU16.3 (156476)UCU15.2 (146151)UAU11.3 (108424)UGU10.0 (96432)
UUC20.0 (192106)UCC17.7 (170229)UAC14.8 (141890)UGC12.2 (116902)
UUA7.7 (74291)UCA12.0 (114942)UAA0.5 (5244)UGA1.1 (10325)
UUG13.1 (125571)UCG5.2 (49969)UAG0.5 (4808)UGG12.3 (117792)
CUU13.1 (125218)CCU17.6 (168660)CAU10.4 (100155)CGU4.9 (46662)
CUC19.8 (190319)CCC20.7 (198601)CAC15.7 (150619)CGC10.6 (101489)
CUA7.3 (69639)CCA16.7 (160345)CAA12.2 (116897)CGA6.4 (61551)
CUG39.5 (379104)CCG7.7 (74204)CAG35.0 (336173)CGG12.0 (114783)
AUU15.1 (144545)ACU12.9 (124104)AAU16.3 (156140)AGU12.5 (119863)
AUC20.4 (196052)ACC18.5 (177795)AAC18.9 (181664)AGC20.1 (192594)
AUA7.3 (70411)ACA14.6 (139725)AAA24.3 (233289)AGA11.8 (112920)
AUG21.5 (206522)ACG6.9 (65967)AAG31.9 (305590)AGG12.1 (116001)
GUU10.6 (101643)GCU18.5 (177510)GAU21.4 (205693)GGU10.5 (100839)
GUC15.2 (146033)GCC28.8 (275932)GAC26.3 (253066)GGC22.5 (215905)
GUA7.2 (69462)GCA15.7 (150363)GAA29.6 (284341)GGA15.8 (151181)
GUG27.9 (267333)GCG8.0 (76818)GAG40.3 (387415)GGG16.6 (159580)
  • These data help set the expectation for whether a given P. alecto codon is preferred or nonpreferred. Observed bias in any particular gene can therefore be interpreted as likely to increase or decrease the cost and efficiency of translation.