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Table 1 Distribution of MS-containing clones by species.

From: Analyses of carnivore microsatellites and their intimate association with tRNA-derived SINEs

Species Family Clones bp SINEs Other repeats Articles Journals
Felis catus Felidae 504(40.8%) 173240(33.6%) 125 130 3 2,8,11,17
Canis familiaris Canidae 185(15.0%) 122264(23.7%) 37 67 19 2,6,10,12,14,17
Meles meles Mustelidae 82(6.6%) 33008(6.4%) 25 29 3 2,15
Ailuropoda melanoleuca Ursidae 80(6.5%) 40181(7.8%) 27 33 2 1,5,17
Crocuta crocuta Hyaenidae 75(6.1%) 21993(4.3%) 33 10 3 3,15,16,17
Mustela vison Mustelidae 46(3.7%) 21642(4.2%) 11 14 3 4,15,17
Panthera leo Felidae 30(2.4%) 12733(2.5%) 15 2 1 16,17
Lutra lutra Mustelidae 21(1.7%) 8652(1.7%) 3 9 3 7,15,16,17
Odobenus rosmarus Odobenidae 14(1.1%) 9232(1.8%) 1 5 1 15
Zalophus californianus Otariidae 14(1.1%) 8027(1.6%) 2 6 1 16,17
Herpestes javanicus Herpestidae 13(1.1%) 3725(0.7%) 7 1 1 16
Ursus arctos Ursidae 13(1.1%) 5201(1.0%) 0 6 1 15
Panthera tigris Felidae 12(1.0%) 3114(0.6%) 6 2 1 16,17
Mungos mungo Herpestidae 11(0.9%) 3791(0.7%) 1 1 1 16
Martes americana Mustelidae 11(0.9%) 2979(0.6%) 6 2 1 15
Halichoerus grypus Phocidae 11(0.9%) 2822(0.5%) 0 5 2 12,15
Ursus americanus Ursidae 11(0.9%) 3607(0.7%) 0 6 2 15,17
Leptonychotes weddellii Phocidae 10(0.8%) 3257(0.6%) 4 0 2 13,16
Ailurus fulgens Procyonidae 10(0.8%) 3395(0.7%) 2 3 1 16
Lontra canadensis Mustelidae 9(0.7%) 3825(0.7%) 4 1 1 16
Suricata suricatta Herpestidae 9(0.7%) 4971(1.0%) 2 3 1 16
Mustela erminea Mustelidae 8(0.6%) 2514(0.5%) 1 4 2 12,15
Ursus thibetanus Ursidae 8(0.6%) 3460(0.7%) 2 5 1 15
Phoca vitulina Phocidae 7(0.6%) 2099(0.4%) 1 4 3 2,15
Fossa fossana Viverridae 6(0.5%) 1585(0.3%) 1 1 1 16
Gulo gulo Mustelidae 6(0.5%) 1337(0.3%) 1 0 2 15
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Canidae 6(0.5%) 3291(0.6%) 0 3 1 16
Alopex lagopus Canidae 5(0.4%) 2039(0.4%) 0 3 1 9,14
Cryptoprocta ferox Viverridae 5(0.4%) 2388(0.5%) 4 0 1 15
Hydrurga leptonyx Phocidae 4(0.3%) 1541(0.3%) 4 0 2 13,16
Lobodon carcinophagus Phocidae 4(0.3%) 1335(0.3%) 1 1 2 13,16
Lynx canadensis Felidae 3(0.2%) 1254(0.2%) 2 0 1 15
Taxidea taxus Mustelidae 3(0.2%) 857(0.2%) 2 1 1 15
TOTALS   1236 515359 330 357 71  
  1. SINEs: the number of clones associated with tRNA SINEs. Other repeats: the number of clones associated with other interspersed repeats. Articles: the number of publications in which these clones appeared. Journals: 1, Acta Genetica Sinica (N = 1); 2, Animal Genetics (N = 19); 3, Behavioural Ecology (N = 1); 4, Canadian Journal of Animal Science (N = 1); 5, Chinese Journal of Applied and Environmental Biology (N = 1); 6, Chromosome Research (N = 1); 7, Conservation Genetics (N = 1); 8, Cytogenetics and Genome Research (N = 1); 9, Electrophoresis (N = 1); 10, Genetics (N = 1); 11, Genomics (N = 1); 12, Journal of Heredity (N = 3); 13, Journal of Mammalogy (N = 1); 14, Mammalian Genome (N = 2); 15, Molecular Ecology (N = 16); 16, Molecular Ecology Notes (N = 15); and 17, Unpublished; where N shows the number of publications in each journal.
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