Animal Genome Size Database

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The Animal Genome Size Database is a catalogue of published genome size estimates for vertebrate and invertebrate animals.[1] It was created in 2001 by Dr. T. Ryan Gregory of the University of Guelph in Canada. As of September 2005, the database contains data for over 4,000 species of animals. A similar database, the Plant DNA C-values Database (C-value being analogous to genome size in diploid organisms) was created by researchers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in 1997.

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  1. ^ Gregory, T. Ryan; Nicol, James A.; Tamm, Heidi; Kullman, Bellis; Kullman, Kaur; Leitch, Ilia J.; Murray, Brian G.; Kapraun, Donald F.; Greilhuber, Johann; Bennett, Michael D. (January 2007). "Eukaryotic genome size databases". Nucleic Acids Research. doi:10.1093/nar/gkl828. PMC 1669731. PMID 17090588.

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