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Table 2 Characteristics of insertion sites of the silkworm MITEs.

From: Burst expansion, distribution and diversification of MITEs in the silkworm genome

Insert into
Family No. analyzed copies 5'-flank < 5 kb1 Exon Intron 3'-flank < 5 kb1 Total
BmMITE-1 260 38(15) 3(1) 53(20) 61(23) 155(60)
BmMITE-2 2790 482(17) 15(1) 651(23) 643(23) 1791(64)
BmMITE-3 46 12(26) 0(0) 16(35) 15(33) 43(93)
BmMITE-4 16 2(13) 2(13) 3(19) 8(50) 15(94)
BmMITE-5 134 22(16) 8(6) 26(19) 25(19) 81(60)
BmMITE-6 19 3(16) 4(21) 6(32) 3(16) 16(84)
BmMITE-7 20 4(20) 0(0) 8(40) 4(20) 16(80)
BmMITE-8 1511 225(15) 23(2) 431(29) 365(24) 1044(69)
BmMITE-9 163 40(25) 0(0) 26(16) 58(36) 124(76)
BmMITE-10 301 32(11) 0(0) 96(32) 57(19) 185(61)
BmMITE-11 16 1(6) 0(0) 2(13) 3(19) 6(38)
BmMITE-12 141 18(13) 0(0) 16(11) 21(15) 55(39)
BmMITE-13 240 54(23) 2(1) 42(18) 49(20) 147(61)
BmMITE-14 34 7(21) 0(0) 16(47) 7(21) 30(88)
BmMITE-15 9 5(56) 1(11) 1(11) 2(22) 11(100)
BmMITE-16 43 14(33) 1(2) 9(21) 10(23) 34(79)
BmMITE-17 42 3(7) 1(2) 25(60) 12(29) 41(98)
Total 5785 962(17) 60(1) 1427(25) 1343(23) 3794(66)
Control 5000 712(14) 152(3) 453(9) 653(13) 1970(39)
  1. 1The distance of the insertion site from predicted gene. Number in each bracket is the percentage of insertion sites. Control indicates a negative experiment similar to that in [33]