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Table 3 EST-derived microsatellite statistics

From: An expressed sequence tag (EST) library for Drosophila serrata, a model system for sexual selection and climatic adaptation studies

  Perfect repeats Imperfect repeats (< 2 mismatches)
Repeat size Number Average length
(± S. E.)
Number Average length
(± S. E.)
2 295 18.87 (± 6.43) 356 23.31 (± 9.22)
3 95 20.58 (± 3.40) 292 22.43 (± 11.61)
4 3 29.00 (± 4.97) 116 19.81 (± 8.42)
5 - - 129 17.99 (± 4.08)
6 1 44.00 (± 0) 123 23.98 (± 8.31)
  1. The number and average length of microsatellites (SSRs) found in the D. serrata EST library, based on 6,607 contigs. The minimum-repeat number for both analyses was six.
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