Table 4

Amino acid repeat distribution of selected species.

Single Amino Acid Repeats (SAARs)


6+

7+

8+

9+

10+

11+

12+

13+

14+

15+


L.infantum

974

447

207

108

60

37

19

9

4

4

T.brucei

558

291

191

126

86

53

38

29

26

21

D.discoideum

6050

5361

4719

4197

3741

3374

3128

2920

2737

2585

P.falciparum

1904

1594

1346

1053

853

658

512

429

364

310


Di-peptide repeats (DPRs)

SRR repeats


3+

4+

5+

2+

3+

4+


L.infantum

507

60

25

531

158

108

T.brucei

419

97

31

328

177

133

D.discoideum

2318

1003

553

3676

2060

1122

P.falciparum

745

256

119

1874

1490

1171


Altering the search criteria can dramatically alter the number of proteins identified as bearing significant amino acid repeats. The values in bold indicate the chosen cut-off point for the analyses presented in this study.

Depledge et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2007 8:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-8-122

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