Table 2

Characteristics of insertion sites of the silkworm MITEs.

Insert into


Family

No. analyzed copies

5'-flank < 5 kb1

Exon

Intron

3'-flank < 5 kb1

Total


BmMITE-1

260

38(15)

3(1)

53(20)

61(23)

155(60)

BmMITE-2

2790

482(17)

15(1)

651(23)

643(23)

1791(64)

BmMITE-3

46

12(26)

0(0)

16(35)

15(33)

43(93)

BmMITE-4

16

2(13)

2(13)

3(19)

8(50)

15(94)

BmMITE-5

134

22(16)

8(6)

26(19)

25(19)

81(60)

BmMITE-6

19

3(16)

4(21)

6(32)

3(16)

16(84)

BmMITE-7

20

4(20)

0(0)

8(40)

4(20)

16(80)

BmMITE-8

1511

225(15)

23(2)

431(29)

365(24)

1044(69)

BmMITE-9

163

40(25)

0(0)

26(16)

58(36)

124(76)

BmMITE-10

301

32(11)

0(0)

96(32)

57(19)

185(61)

BmMITE-11

16

1(6)

0(0)

2(13)

3(19)

6(38)

BmMITE-12

141

18(13)

0(0)

16(11)

21(15)

55(39)

BmMITE-13

240

54(23)

2(1)

42(18)

49(20)

147(61)

BmMITE-14

34

7(21)

0(0)

16(47)

7(21)

30(88)

BmMITE-15

9

5(56)

1(11)

1(11)

2(22)

11(100)

BmMITE-16

43

14(33)

1(2)

9(21)

10(23)

34(79)

BmMITE-17

42

3(7)

1(2)

25(60)

12(29)

41(98)

Total

5785

962(17)

60(1)

1427(25)

1343(23)

3794(66)

Control

5000

712(14)

152(3)

453(9)

653(13)

1970(39)


1The distance of the insertion site from predicted gene. Number in each bracket is the percentage of insertion sites. Control indicates a negative experiment similar to that in [33]

Han et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:520   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-520

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