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Table 5 Association of Interspersed Repetitive Elements with Selected STR Types.

From: STRP Screening Sets for the human genome at 5 cM density

  Number of STRPs Associated with Indicated Repeats (Fraction STRPs)
Repeat Total STRPs AAAT AAGG AAT AATG AGAT Other
ALU 189 (0.24) 31 (0.89) 9 (0.24) 64 (0.39) 2 (0.20) 63 (0.13) 20 (0.38)
L1 96 (0.12) 2 (0.06) 5 (0.13) 42 (0.26) 0 (0.00) 40 (0.08) 7 (0.13)
LTR 119 (0.15) 4 (0.11) 3 (0.08) 14 (0.09) 0 (0.00) 97 (0.20) 1 (0.02)
L2 16 (0.02) 1 (0.03) 1 (0.03) 4 (0.02) 4 (0.40) 4 (0.01) 2 (0.04)
MER 27 (0.03) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 5 (0.03) 0 (0.00) 20 (0.04) 2 (0.04)
MIR 22 (0.03) 1 (0.03) 0 (0.00) 8 (0.05) 0 (0.00) 8 (0.02) 5 (0.10)
Other 6 (0.01) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 2 (0.01) 0 (0.00) 3 (0.01) 1 (0.02)
Not Associated 352 (0.45) 3 (0.09) 23 (0.61) 44 (0.27) 5 (0.50) 259 (0.54) 18 (0.35)
TOTAL TESTED 781 35 38 163 10 483 52
  1. STRPs were screened using Repeat Masker for IREs that are within 50 bp in either direction of the short tandem repeats (excluding the tandem repeats). Sums of the numbers in the columns do not match the totals because some sequences had two different interspersed repeats within the 100 bp.