Table 3

Summary of repeats identified in tuatara transcripts
Repeat type Number of elements Length occupied (nucleotides) Percentage of sequence
Retroelements 792 112,220 0.75
 SINES: 177 19,814 0.13
 LINES: 488 76,335 0.51
  L2/CR1/Rex 459 72,305 0.48
  RTE/Bov-B 3 160 0.001
  L1/CIN4 25 3,655 0.025
 LTR elements: 127 16,071 0.11
  Bel/Pao 1 54 0.0004
  Ty1/Copia 6 1,490 0.01
  Gypsy/DIRS1 65 10,075 0.07
  Retroviral 52 4,252 0.03
DNA transposons 105 11,133 0.07
 Hobo-Activator 30 1,698 0.01
 Tc1-IS630-Pogo 6 732 0.005
 PiggyBac 15 2,039 0.01
 Tourist/Harbinger 1 59 0.0004
Unclassified interspersed repeat 15 1,187 0.008
Small RNA* 61 7,028 0.05
Satellites 44 5,917 0.04
Simple repeats 786 30,947 0.21
Low complexity 1072 48,337 0.32

* tRNA and snRNA sequences (rRNAs removed).

Miller et al.

Miller et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:439   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-439

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