Table 3

Percentages of repetitive elements within BACs and introns

Axolotl

Human


BACs

Introns

Introns


Total interspersed:

2.32

1.82

0.38

Total retroelements:

2.24

1.72

0

SINEs:

0

0

0

LINEs:

0.29

0.25

0

L2/CR1/Rex

0.11

0.16

0

R1/LOA/Jockey

0

0

0

RTE/Bov-B

0.01

0.01

0

L1/CIN4

0.18

0.07

0

LTR elements:

1.95

1.47

0

Gypsy/DIRS1

1.42

0.78

0

Retroviral

0.24

0.37

0

DNA transposons:

0.08

0.1

0.38

Hobo-Activator

<0.01

0.05

0

PiggyBac

0

0

0.18

Tourist/Harbinger

0.06

0.04

0


Smith et al. BMC Genomics 2009 10:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-19

Open Data