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Table 1 Estimation by bioinformatics approaches of gene copy number of the SR3 non-LTR retrotransposon in the genome of Schistosoma mansoni.

From: Characterization of SR3 reveals abundance of non-LTR retrotransposons of the RTE clade in the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni

Gene GenBank Accession Query Length (bp) Number of hits (Expect 0.000001) Copy number Key references
Cathepsin D, Intron 4 AY309267 1636 0 1 [20]
28S rRNA Z46503 1694 157 100–200 [46]
Sinbad AY506538 6288 38 50 [13]
Boudicca AY662653 5858 100 1,000–10,000 [12]
SR3   3211 110 >1,000 This study
SR2 AF025672 3913 102 1,000–10,000 [18]
SR1 U66331 2337 104 200–2,000 [22]
Saci-2 BK004069 4946 107 85–850* [14]
Saci-1 BK004068 5980 133 70–700* [14]