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Table 3 Overview of the microsatelites present in the ‘Pahang’ (Musa A) and ‘Pisang Klutuk Wulung’ (PKW, Musa B) genomes, and a comparison with the results of Hribova et al. obtained from the analysis of ~100 Mb of the repetitive region of M. acuminata cv ‘Calcutta 4’ genome[37]

From: “A draft Musa balbisiana genome sequence for molecular genetics in polyploid, inter- and intra-specific Musa hybrids”

Repeat size Counts
  Musa A   Musa B   Musa A*  
  ‘Pahang’ % PKW % ‘Calcutta 4’ %
2-mers 25,893 74 22,908 75 9,335 33
3-mers 5,245 15 4,571 15 8,988 32
4-mers 1,027 3 798 3 3,257 12
5-mers 505 1 390 1 1,923 7
6-mers 956 3 749 2 2,129 8
7-mers 266 1 220 1 797 3
8-mers 427 1 394 1 666 2
9-mers 192 1 225 1 555 2
10-mers 360 1 344 1 296 1
Total number of repeats 34,871   30,599   27,946  
Total number of repeat bases 2,095,593   1,955,541   1,003,716  
genome sized (bp) 472,960,417   341,431,243   98,538,911  
SSR bps/Kbp genome 4.44   5.73    
SSRs/Kbp genome 0.074   0.09    
  1. * Results from Hribova et al. [37].