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Table 3 Survey of microsatellite distribution and mean lengths in various genomes

From: Fosmid library end sequencing reveals a rarely known genome structure of marine shrimp Penaeus monodon

Species % genome (bp) Density Mean length (bp) References
P. monodon 8.30 1 per 1.32 kb 109.2 This study
B. mori 0.31 1 per 9.56 kb 29.6 [24]
Arthropodaa 0.54 -- -- [13]
Fugu 1.30 1 per 1.876 kb 25.6 [11, 12]
Human 1.0-3.0 1 per 6 kb 19.0 [10]
  1. a Data mostly from Drosophila melanogaster and other 159 Drosophila sp.