Table 4 Comparison of giant sequoia v2.0 assembly and annotation to selected gymnosperm genome projects
ASequoiadendron giganteumAbies albaPicea glaucaPinus lambertianaPinus taedaPseudotsuga menzesiiGinkgo bilobaGnetum montanum
ReferenceMosca et al., 2019Warren et al., 2015Stevens et al., 2016Neale et al., 2014Neale et al., 2017Guan et al., 2016Wan et al., 2018
Genome size (Mbp)8,11418,16720,00031,00020,61315,70010,6104,110
Chromosomes1112121212121222
TE content (%)7978N/A7981727786
N50 scaffold
size (kb)690,54914.0571.502461073401,360475
BSequoiadendron giganteumAbies albaPicea glaucaPinus lambertianaPinus taedaPseudotsuga menzesiiGinkgo bilobaGnetum montanum
Number of genes37,93694,20914,46238,51851,75146,68841,84027,493
Average overall CDS size (bp)1,0846291,4211,1021,1311,1801,1861,290
Average size introns (bp)4,06731560311,4685,5964,6857,8841,769
Maximum intron size length (kb)1,399.1136.01119.321,254.69758.52351.901,272.92342.13
  • Assembly (A) and annotation (B) statistics for giant sequoia v2.0 compared to recent gymnosperm genome projects. A Genome size, TE content, and N50 scaffold size are as reported in the literature. B Number of genes, average coding sequence (CDS) size, average intron size, and maximum intron length as calculated by gFACs.