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Table 2 Number of gene-specific clones in the nurse shark BAC library Single copy genes.

From: Construction of a nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) library and a preliminary genome survey

Single copy genes
  Number of positive clones %  
Genes Library Screening Colony hybridization Colony hyb./Library scr. References
TAP1 60 37 62% [17]
Ring3 72 62 86% Unpublished
MHC class I 20 10 50% [17]
CD83 6 3 50% [23]
Gici-11* 28 19 68% [37]
LMP2 18 NA NA [17]
TCRβ 9 8 89% Unpublished
TCRδ 11 10 91% Unpublished
Possibly two genes in tandem or close vicinity
Genes Library screening Colony hybridization Colony hyb./Library scr. References
MHC class IIα 14 12 86% [39]
MHC class IIβ 13 9 69% [40]
Factor B 16 14 87% [24]
Multiple genes
Genes Library screening Colony hybridization Colony hyb./Library scr. References
LMP7** 41 19 46% [41]
  1. NA: not available
  2. *several genes, but our 3'UTR specific probe only identifies one gene
  3. **only one complete and functional gene (i.e. many pseudogenes)