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Table 1 Gene structure of the three Hoxa genes for which there are complete data in the Elephant Shark genome

From: Comparative genomics of chondrichthyan Hoxa clusters

Gene Gene length (bp)
  L. erinacea H. francisci C. milli
  Exon 1 Intron Exon 2 Total Exon 1 Intron Exon 2 Total Exon 1 Intron Exon 2 Total
Hoxa4 412 347 326 1085 412 349 326 1087 403 456 308 1167
Hoxa5 577 469 251 1297 577 473 251 1301 595 460 251 1306
Hoxa6 430 202 260 892 430 202 260 892 430 224 260 914
  1. The Little Skate and Horn Shark values are remarkably similar, whilst the Elephant Shark typically has larger values, despite its smaller overall genome size.