Table 1

Consensus sequences for periodicity 21 nt.

Chromosome

Relative Position

Consensus sequence

Repetitions


1

0.0179–0.0383

CTTAACTAACATA

    GG
TCTTAA

622.8

0.965–0.997

AGTTAGTTAAGTTAAGA

    CC
TA

994.3

2

0.0146–0.0223

ACTAACTTA

    GG
TCTTAACTTA

348.2

0.981-0.986

TTAGTTAAGTTAAGA

    CC
TAA

264.3

3

0.0126–0.0236

    GG
TCTTACTTCACTAACATA

552.2

0.0157–0.0234

ATA

    GG
TCTTAACTTAACTAAC

417.6

0.0121–0.0283

TA

    GG
TCTTAATTAACTAACT

817.5

0.986–0.988

TAAGA

    CC
TAAGTTAGTGAAGT

78.6

4

0.0139–0.0221

A

    GG
TCTTACTTCACTAACTT

472.4

0.986–0.991

TTAGTTAAGTTAAGA

    CC
TAAG

238.2

5

0.0087–0.0129

ACTAACATA

    GG
TCTTACTTC

269.8

6

0.977–0.979

TAAGA

    CC
TATGTTAGTAAAG

152.7

0.982-0.990

AAAGTTAAGA

    CC
TAAGTTAGT

581.6

7

0.991–0.999

TTAAGA

    CC
TAAGTTAGTGAAG

543.8

8

0.0077–0.0119

ACTA

    GG
TCTTAACTTAACTA

269.6

0.988–0.991

AAGA

    CC
TAAGTTAGTAAGTT

185.4

9

0.978–0.985

GA

    CC
TATGTTAGTAAAGTAA

551.6

0.987–0.993

TAAGA

    CC
TAAGTTAGTGAAG

413.4

10

0.0073–0.0116

TA

    GG
TCTTACTTTAACTAACT

344.4

0.981–0.990

GA

    CC
TATATTAGTTAAGTTAA

737.5

11

0.0072–0.0093

TTACTAACATA

    GG
TCTTAAC

202.3

12

0.0049–0.0055

TAACTTA

    GG
TCTTAACTTCAC

67.5

0.991–0.995

TATGTTAGTTAAGTTAAGA

    CC

354.0

13

0.0049–0.0069

ACTAACATA

    GG
TCTTACTTC

269.8

0.990–0.991

AGTAAGA

    CC
TTAGTTAGTGA

192.5

0.991-0.993

GA

    CC
TATGTTAGTGAAGTTAA

345.2


Main tandem repetitions of periodicity 21 nt found in the P. falciparum genome, except for chromosome 14 from which no such periodicities were detected. Some consensus sequences provided by Tandem Repeats Finder [28] are of size 20 nt, yet they all correspond to the periodicity of 21 nt.

Nunes et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 4):S4   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-S4-S4

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