Table 1 Genome-wide averages (range) of CpG methylation level, GC content, CpG content and CpG[o/e]
ChickenHuman
CpG methylation level0.41 (0.18–0.53)0.70 (0.22–0.92)
GC content0.4034 (0.3224–0.5509)0.4090 (0.2939–0.6444)
CpG content0.0092 (0.0032–0.0316)0.0093 (0.0029–0.0445)
CpG[o/e]0.21 (0.12–0.42)0.20 (0.10–0.50)
  • Genome-wide averages (range) were determined based on nontranscribed and nonrepetitive regions of the genome.