Table 1.

Gene List for the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Plastid Chromosome

RNA Genes
Ribosomal RNAs23S rDNAa,b16S rDNAb7S rDNAb
5S rDNAb3S rDNAb
Transfer RNAstrnA (UGC)trnA (UGC)trnG (UCC)
trnC (GCA)trnD (GUC)trnE (UUC)
trnE1 (UUC)trnE2 (UUC)trnF (GAA)
trnG (GCC)trnH (GUG)trnI (GAU)
trnI (GAU)trnK (UUU)trnL (UAA)
trnL (UAG)trnM (CAU)trnM (CAU)
trnM (CAU)trnN (GUU)trnP (UGG)
trnQ (UUG)trnR (ACG)trnR2 (AGA)
trnS (UGA)trnS (GCU)trnT (UGU)
trnV (UAC)trnW (CCA)trnY (GUA)
Small RNAstscA
Protein-Coding Genes
Photosynthesis
Photosystem IpsaAapsaBpsaC
psaJ
Photosystem IIpsbAa,bpsbBpsbC
psbDpsbEpsbF
psbHpsbJpsbK
psbLpsbMpsbN
psbTpsbZ
Cytochrome b6/fpetApetBpetD
petGpetL
ATP synthaseatpAatpBatpE
atpFatpHatpI
Chlorophyll biosynthesischlBchlLchlN
RubiscocrbcL
Ribosomal Proteins
Large subunitrpl2rpl5rpl14
rpl16rpl20rpl23
rpl36
Small subunitrps2drps3drps4
rps7rps8rps9
rps12rps14rps18
rps19d
Transcription/translation
RNA polymeraserpoAdrpoBarpoC1ad
rpoC1bdrpoC2
TranslationtufA
Miscellaneous proteinscemAclpPccsA
Conserved proteinsycf3ycf4ycf12
C. reinhardtii–Specific ORFs
Previously identifiedORF50ORF58ORF59
ORF112ORF140ORF271
ORF1995ORF2971
Newly identifiedeURF1 (100)URF3 (162)URF4 (111)
URF5 (117)URF6 (163)URF7 (117)
URF8 (192)URF9 (314)URF12 (112)
URF13 (208)URF14 (111)URF15 (117)
URF16 (111)URF17 (163)URF18 (171)
URF19 (266)URF21 (536)URF22 (136)
URF24 (121)
  • a Intron containing gene.

  • b Two copies due to inverted repeat.

  • c Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase.

  • d Limited similarity based on BLAST analysis.

  • e Unidentified open readings labeled by consecutive order in genome; not shown in Figure 1. The predicted number of amino acids is in parentheses.