Figure 1. The number of fully-sequenced microbial genomes submitted to the genbank database as a function of time (in years).

Figure 1

The number of fully-sequenced microbial genomes submitted to the genbank database as a function of time (in years). The vertical axis is shown on a logarithmic scale. The black line is the least-square fit to an exponential. n = 2(t-1993.4)/1.38

From: Scaling Laws in the Functional Content of Genomes: Fundamental Constants of Evolution?

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