Additional file 4.

Genomic density (grey columns) and mean length (black line) of TRs with a unit size of 1- 50 bp in Daphnia pulex. The mean length of short tandem repeats is comparatively small. Repeat units with a unit size of 17 bp and 34 bp have much longer mean lengths than other repeats of similar unit size.

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Mayer et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:277   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-277