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Table 5 Comparison of repetitive DNA sequence contents (%) of D. holocanthus, T. rubripes, and Te. nigroviridis

From: Genome size evolution in pufferfish: an insight from BAC clone-based Diodon holocanthus genome sequencing

Component D. holocanthus T. rubripes Te. nigroviridis
  WG HR-fugu HR-tetra WG HR-Dh WG HR-Dh
Bases masked (%) 7.94 5.16 4.87 6.89 2.43 4.66 2.93
Interspersed repeats 6.73 4.05 3.84 4.69 1.03 2.03 0.18
   Retroelements 6.00 3.76 3.36 3.39 0.33 1.37 0.08
SINEs 2.00 1.63 1.15 0.20 0.00 0.13 0.00
LINEs 3.44 2.13 2.12 2.51 0.22 1.06 0.08
LTR elements 0.55 0.00 0.00 0.68 0.11 0.19 0.00
   DNA transposons 0.66 0.29 0.48 1.05 0.61 0.45 0.00
   Rolling-circles 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
   Unclassified 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.25 0.09 0.21 0.10
Small RNA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Satellites 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Simple repeats 0.75 0.68 0.75 1.75 0.93 1.96 2.34
Low complexity 0.46 0.43 0.28 0.44 0.47 0.67 0.41
  1. WG, sequenced whole genome dataset; HR-fugu, homologous region in the D. holocanthus genome compared with the T. rubripes genome; HR-tetra, homologous region in the D. holocanthus genome compared with the Te. nigroviridis genome; HR-Dh, homologous regions in the smooth pufferfish genomes compared with the D. holocanthus genome.