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Table 4 Repetitive element composition of the minor and major ULBP gene clusters

From: Genomic organization and evolution of the ULBP genes in cattle

Repetitive element Minor ULBP cluster Major ULBP cluster
SINE 5,681 bp (10.1%) 37,368 bp (8.8%)
LINE 9,973 bp (17.7%) 69,177 bp (16.3%)
LTR 2,406 bp (4.3%) 18,161 bp (4.3%)
DNA (including MER1/2) 2,388 bp (4.2%) 14,749 bp (3.5%)
Small RNA 0 bp (0.0%) 219 bp (0.1%)
Satellites 0 bp (0.0%) 0 bp (0.0%)
Simple repeats 893 bp (1.6%) 2,446 bp (0.6%)
Low complexity 394 bp (0.7%) 1,614 bp (0.4%)
Total repetitive elements 21,735 bp (38.6%) 143,734 bp (34.0%)
  1. Repetitive element statistics were generated only from genomic regions flanked by ULBP loci. These include 56,390 bp of the minor cluster and 423,435 bp of the major cluster.