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Table 3 Genome sizes of Leptotrombidium pallidum and Leptotrombidium scutellare estimated by the qPCR and k-mer analysis-based method

From: Estimation of the genome sizes of the chigger mites Leptotrombidium pallidum and Leptotrombidium scutellare based on quantitative PCR and k-mer analysis

Species Method Formulaa Estimated size (Mb)
EF1α RpS3 Average
Leptotrombidium pallidum   Dolezel et al. 155 ± 42 215 ± 39 185 ± 42
qPCR Wilhelm et al. 164 ± 45 231 ± 42 197 ± 47
  Average    191 ± 7
k-mer analysis     175
Leptotrombidium scutellare   Dolezel et al. 269 ± 11 237 ± 20 253 ± 22
qPCR Wilhelm et al. 288 ± 12 254 ± 22 271 ± 24
  Average    262 ± 13
k-mer analysis     286
  1. aFor the formula ‘Dolezel et al.’ and ‘Wilhelm et al.’, please refer references [30] and [27], respectively.