Statistics about the current GENCODE Release (version M21)

The statistics derive from the gtf file that contains only the annotation of the main chromosomes.

For details about the calculation of these statistics please see the README_stats.txt file.

General stats

Total No of Genes 55450
Protein-coding genes 21951
Long non-coding RNA genes 13374
Small non-coding RNA genes 6108
Pseudogenes 13521
- processed pseudogenes 10236
- unprocessed pseudogenes 2896
- unitary pseudogenes 41
- polymorphic pseudogenes 82
- pseudogenes 60
Immunoglobulin/T-cell receptor gene segments
- protein coding segments 494
- pseudogenes 206
Total No of Transcripts 141767
Protein-coding transcripts 58797
- full length protein-coding 45084
- partial length protein-coding 13713
Nonsense mediated decay transcripts 7186
Long non-coding RNA loci transcripts 18930
 
Total No of distinct translations 45063
Genes that have more than one distinct translations 10883

Further details on this version's gene and transcript types

biotype genes transcripts
3prime_overlapping_ncRNA 3 4
antisense 2959 4511
bidirectional_promoter_lncRNA 190 327
IG_C_gene 13 21
IG_C_pseudogene 1 1
IG_D_gene 19 19
IG_D_pseudogene 3 3
IG_J_gene 14 14
IG_LV_gene 4 4
IG_pseudogene 2 2
IG_V_gene 218 301
IG_V_pseudogene 158 158
lincRNA 5854 9101
macro_lncRNA 2 3
miRNA 2202 2202
misc_RNA 562 566
Mt_rRNA 2 2
Mt_tRNA 22 22
non_stop_decay 0 26
nonsense_mediated_decay 0 7186
polymorphic_pseudogene 82 97
processed_pseudogene 9940 9943
processed_transcript 790 15889
protein_coding 21951 58797
pseudogene 60 86
retained_intron 0 21848
ribozyme 22 22
rRNA 354 354
scaRNA 51 51
scRNA 1 1
sense_intronic 327 362
sense_overlapping 30 61
snoRNA 1507 1507
snRNA 1383 1383
sRNA 2 2
TEC 3219 3296
TR_C_gene 8 10
TR_D_gene 4 4
TR_J_gene 70 70
TR_J_pseudogene 10 10
TR_V_gene 144 194
TR_V_pseudogene 34 34
transcribed_processed_pseudogene 296 301
transcribed_unitary_pseudogene 17 17
transcribed_unprocessed_pseudogene 253 266
translated_processed_pseudogene 0 12
translated_unprocessed_pseudogene 1 1
unitary_pseudogene 24 24
unprocessed_pseudogene 2642 2652