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Table 4 Predicted di-, tri- and tetranucleotide simple sequence repeats (microsatellites) in each catshark tissue or combination or tissues

From: Transcriptomic analysis of the lesser spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) pancreas, liver and brain reveals molecular level conservation of vertebrate pancreas function

  Transcript Predicted ORFs
  Di- Tri- Tetra- Di- Tri- Tetra-
Pancreas only 456 23 3 60 6 0
(6.96%) (0.35%) (0.05%) (0.92%) (0.09%) (0%)
Brain only 2808 268 7 829 147 1
(13.22%) (1.26%) (0.03%) (3.90%) (0.69%) (<0.01%)
Liver only 446 24 3 168 12 1
(13.03%) (0.70%) (0.09%) (4.90%) (0.35%) (0.03%)
Pancreas + Brain 481 43 2 72 15 2
(12.50%) (1.12%) (0.05%) (1.87%) (0.39%) (0.05%)
Pancreas + Liver 105 5 1 44 3 1
(11.36%) (0.54%) (0.11%) (4.76%) (0.32%) (0.11%)
Brain + Liver 702 61 3 106 21 0
(28.28%) (2.46%) (0.12%) (11.47%) (2.27%) (0%)
Pancreas + Liver + Brain 1240 158 4 308 108 2
(19.60%) (2.50) (0.06%) (4.87%) (1.71%) (0.03%)
  1. Results are shown for both full transcripts and predicted open reading frames (ORFs) and in both cases dinucleotide repeats are the most common.