Table 3

Fitted parameters for distribution of insertion ratios from empirical data
μx σx
H. sapiens 0.501 0.132
M. musculus 0.501 0.132
R. norvegicus 0.501 0.135
D. rerio 0.501 0.132
G. gallus 0.501 0.132
P. troglodytes 0.502 0.134
B. taurus 0.502 0.136
S. scrofa 0.502 0.142
C. elegans 0.499 0.185
D. melangaster 0.502 0.215
A. thaliana 0.501 0.152
O. sativa 0.502 0.226
S. bicolor 0.501 0.157
Z. mays 0.501 0.152

The distribution of insertion ratios (equation (5)) for each species is shown in Figure 4. Each distribution is fitted with a normal distribution (equation (3)).

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