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Table 2 Summary of repetitive sequences in sugarcane BACs and the orthologous euchromatic regions in sorghum.

From: Microcollinearity between autopolyploid sugarcane and diploid sorghum genomes

Repeat elements Sugarcane BAC sequences
(1,989,325 bp)
Sorghum homologous region
(2,006,815 bp)
  Length (bp) Percentage of the sequence (%) Length (bp) Percentage of the sequence (%)
Retroelements 336312 16.91 334117 16.47
   SINEs: 2058 0.1 2647 0.13
   LINEs: 14912 0.75 7700 0.38
L1/CIN4 14912 0.75 7700 0.38
   LTR elements: 319342 16.05 323770 15.96
Ty1/Copia 70236 3.53 24017 1.18
Gypsy/DIRS1 23381 1.18 97819 4.82
DNA transposons 116731 5.87 179859 8.86
   hobo-Activator 3563 0.18 4117 0.2
   Tc1-IS630-Pogo 4608 0.23 5595 0.28
   En-Spm 23927 1.2 39516 1.95
   MuDR-IS905 5529 0.28 4656 0.23
Tourist/Harbinger 44991 2.26 79754 3.93
Unclassified: 36992 1.86 24513 1.21
Simple repeats: 4940 0.25 9719 0.48
Low complexity: 8461 0.43 10488 0.52
Total 507807 25.53 559303 27.57