Table I.

Comparison of the size of the kinase superfamily in available eukaryotic genomes

Organism Predicted No. of Genesa Size of the Kinase Superfamily Size of the RLK/Pelle Family Proteome Kinase Source Databaseb
%
Arabidopsis 25,814 1,041 615 2.382 59.1 MAtDB
Plasmodium falciparum 5,334 94 1 0.019 1.1 PlasmoDB
Plasmodium yoelii 7,681 70 1 0.013 1.4 PlasmoDB
Caenorhabditis elegans 19,484 417 1 0.005 0.2 WormBase
Fruitfly (Drosophila melanogaster) 13,808 262 1 0.007 0.4 BDGP
Anopheles gambiae 15,088 216 1 0.007 0.5 Ensemble
Ciona intestinalis 15,852 316 6 0.038 1.9 JGI
Fugu rubripes 33,609 632 6 0.018 0.9 Ensemble
Mus musculus 22,444 495 3 0.013 0.6 Ensemble
Human (Homo sapiens) 22,980 472 4 0.017 0.8 Ensemble
Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) 6,449 113 0 0.000 0.0 Pedant
Candida albicans 6,164 95 0 0.000 0.0 SGTC
Neurospora crassa 10,082 104 0 0.000 0.0 Pedant
Fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe) 4,945 109 0 0.000 0.0 Pedant