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Table 2 qPCR based genome estimates of S. scabiei, P. ovis and D. pteronyssius

From: Quantitative PCR-based genome size estimation of the astigmatid mites Sarcoptes scabiei, Psoroptes ovis and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

Species Sex Gene n C (mean, ± SD, pg) Genome size (mean, ± SD, Mbp)
S.scabiei Female Actin 2 0.095 (± 0.042) 93 (± 41)
   EF1a 3 0.091 (± 0.005) 89 (± 14)
  Mixed Actin 1 0.107 105
   EF1a 2 0.101 (± 0.014) 98 (± 14)
Average     0.099 (± 0.007) 96 (± 7)
P. ovis Female Actin 2 0.089 (± 0.001) 87 ± (0.5)
   EF1a 3 0.086 (± 0.008) 84 (± 8)
Average     0.088 (± 0.002) 86 (± 2)
D. pteronyssinus Female EF1a 2 0.155 (± 0.0004) 151 (± 0.4)
  Male EF1a 2 0.223 (± 0.004) 218 (± 4)
P. pastoris   EF3 2 0.009 (0.0004) 8.37 (± 0.4)
   Actin 2 0.009 (± 0.001) 9.05 (± 0.6)
Average     0.009 8.71 (± 0.5)