Table 4

Summary of plant ESTs with BLAST matches to retrotransposons.

Organism

# of ESTs

# of ESTs matching RTs

% Total


Arabidopsis thaliana

1,527,298

920

0.0602

Triticum aestivum

1,066,854

1,123

0.1053

Vitis vinifera

353,941

217

0.0613

Populus nigra

51,361

84

0.1635

Populus tremula

37,313

15

0.0402

Populus trichocarpa

89,943

94

0.1045

Picea glauca

297,913

210

0.0705

Picea sitchensis

168,675

54

0.0320

Pinus pinaster

27,847

15

0.0539

Pinus taeda

328,628

217

0.0660

Pinus contorta

586,372

22,862

3.8989


Number of ESTs matching to 17 well-characterized plant retrotransposon sequences in BLASTn searches of large EST collections for 10 selected plant taxa and the entire set of P. contorta 454 reads.

Parchman et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:180   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-180

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