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Table 3 Rate of loss (per element per generation) and putative somatic gains (per element) observed in two families of transposable elements across mutation-accumulation lines of D. pulex where sex was promoted and prohibited (means, SE, t-statistic [t] and probability values [P] reported).

From: LTR retroelements in the genome of Daphnia pulex

Element n No. of scored sites Sexuals Asexuals t P
Losses
Dpul_D16 93 4 0 0 n/a n.s.
Dpul_D5 92 7 0.0028
(± 0.0004)
0.00031
(± 0.0001)
5.44 < 0.000001
Putative Somatic Gains
Dpul_D16 93 4 0.0036
(± 0.0003)
0.0016
(± 0.0001)
2.26 0.013
Dpul_D5 91 7 0.0020
(± 0.0005)
0.0022
(± 0.0004)
-0.23 0.41