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Table 4 Characteristics of repeat elements contained in the Upland cotton BIBAC end sequences (BESs)

From: Construction of a plant-transformation-competent BIBAC library and genome sequence analysis of polyploid Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutumL.)

Elements Number of elements Length occupied (bp) Percentage of the BES (%)
Retroelements 776 208,081 5.42
 LINEs: 21 4,469 0.12
  L1/CIN4 21 4,469 0.12
 LTR elements: 755 203,612 5.39
  Ty1/Copia 166 40,878 1.06
  Gypsy/DIRS1 578 162,030 4.22
DNA transposons 5 302 0.01
 MuDR-IS905 3 152 0.00
Total interspersed repeats 208,383 5.42  
Small RNA 131 36,531 0.95
Simple repeats 201 10,777 0.28
Low complexity 2,289 118,328 3.08