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Table 1 Number of putative DExD/H-box RNA helicases in other organisms

From: Putative SF2 helicases of the early-branching eukaryote Giardia lamblia are involved in antigenic variation and parasite differentiation into cysts

Organism DExD/H helicase family (Reference)
DEAD-box DExH-box*
Giardia lamblia 22 10  
Homo sapiens 42 18 [30]
Oryza sativa 26 8 [31]
Saccharomyces cerevisiae 26 12 [32]
Entamoeba histolytica 20 13 [33]
Plasmodium falciparum 22 ND [34]
Leishmania major 28 18 [35]
Tripanosoma cruzi 30 19 [35]
Tripanosoma brucei 27 19 [35]
  1. * DEAH-box and Ski2-like families.