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Table 9 Summary of primary criteria used for making manual secondary metabolite gene cluster boundary predictions

From: Comprehensive annotation of secondary metabolite biosynthetic genes and gene clusters of Aspergillus nidulans, A. fumigatus, A. niger and A. oryzae

  ED EP ECS FA IGD
A. nidulans 24 (18%) 38 (29%) 47 (36%) 17 (13%) 6 (4%)
A. fumigatus 10 (15%) n/a 39 (57%) 7 (10%) 12 (18%)
A. niger 0 (0%) n/a 129 (98%) 2 (<2%) 1 (<1%)
A. oryzae 8 (6%) n/a 90 (73%) 17 (14%) 9 (7%)
  1. Abbreviations: ED, Experimentally determined; EP, Published expression pattern (M. Anderson et al, 2013); ECS, End of cluster synteny; FA, Change in functional annotation; IGD, Increase in intergenic distance; n/a, not applicable.