Table 2

Chromosomal location of lethal piggyBac insertions

Chromosome

Insertions

Chromosome size* [Mb]

Insertions/Mb


X

19

10.9

1.7

2

31

20.2

1.5

3

67

39.0

1.7

4

30

13.9

2.2

5

31

19.1

1.6

6

18

13.2

1.4

7

33

20.5

1.6

8

22

18.0

1.2

9

27

21.5

1.3

10

13

11.4

1.1

unmapped

14


305 insertions were localized in the genome sequence. Of these, 14 were on unmapped scaffolds and 11 could be assigned to chromosomes, but not to the exact position. The distribution of the remaining 280 lethal insertions in the genome is shown in Figure 3.

*based on NCBI map viewer, build 2.1.

Trauner et al. BMC Biology 2009 7:73   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-73

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