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Table 1 Living fossil (LF) vertebrate species and radiated (R) vertebrate species analyzed in this study, with genome and proteome information

From: Evidence that DNA repair genes, a family of tumor suppressor genes, are associated with evolution rate and size of genomes

Species Genome size (Mb) Protein number Genome projects
Mammals—LF
 L1. Orycteropus afer 4566 25,544 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 L2. Ornithorhynchus anatinus 1924 24,786 [22, 73]
 L3. Monodelphis domestica 3598 49,112 [74]
 L4. Elephantulus edwardii 4066 25,209 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 L5. Ailuropoda melanoleuca 2364 36,506 [75, 76]
 L6. Phascolarctos cinereus 3398 46,908 [77]
 L7. Carlito syrichta 3454 33,081 [78]
Mammals—R
 R1. Myotis brandtii 2107 40,808 [79]
 R2. Pteropus alecto 1986 39,227 [80]
 R3. Rousettus aegyptiacus 1941 48,803 [81]
 R4. Myotis davidii 2060 33,106 [80]
 R5. Hipposideros armiger 2237 45,831 [82]
 R6. Myotis lucifugus 2035 43,106 [83]
 R7. Pteropus vampyrus 2198 43,628 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 R8. Miniopterus natalensis 1803 29,787 [84]
 R9. Eptesicus fuscus 2027 49,822 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 R10. Microcebus murinus 2487 59,023 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 R11. Propithecus coquereli 2798 28,194 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 R12. Tursiops truncatus 2478 38,849 [85, 86]
 R13. Balaenoptera acutorostrata 2432 37,625 [87, 88]
 R14. Physeter catodon 2512 50,591 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/annotation_euk/
 R15. Orcinus orca 2373 27,870 [85, 89, 90]
 R16. Lipotes vexillifer 2429 26,901 [91]
 R17. Delphinapterus leucas 2358 49,714 [92]
Birds and reptiles—LF
 L8. Pelecanus crispus 1161 16,298 [93]
 L9. Acanthisitta chloris 1036 16,077 [93]
 L10. Colius striatus 1076 15,797 [93]
 L11. Cariama cristata 1132 16,125 [93]
 L12. Tinamus guttatus 1047 17,873 [93]
 L13. Opisthocomus hoazin 1203 14,878 [93]
 L14. Crocodylus porosus 2085 28,676 [38, 94]
 L15. Alligator mississippiensis 2162 42,388 [38, 94]
 L16. Gavialis gangeticus 2415 27,294 [38, 94]
 L17. Alligator sinensis 2271 43,105 [95]
Birds and reptiles—R
 R18. Geospiza fortis 1065 16,724 [67, 93, 96]
 R19. Parus major 1020 39,666 [97, 98]
 R20. Anolis carolinensis 1799 34,827 [69]
Bony fishes—LF
 L18. Scleropages formosus 742 32,859 [39, 99, 100]
 L19. Lepisosteus oculatus 946 41,647 [40]
 L20. Latimeria chalumnae 2798 34,251 [101, 102]
Bony fishes—R
 R21. Notothenia coriiceps 637 31,979 [103]
 R22. Maylandia zebra 957 46,173 [59, 104]
 R23. Pundamilia nyererei 830 38,583 [59, 105]
 R24. Haplochromis burtoni 831 44,653 [59, 105, 106]
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