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Table 5 Summary of highly conserved and lineage-specific elements. The 6 categories of conserved elements are defined in Table 4.

From: Evolution and comparative analysis of the MHC Class III inflammatory region

Reference sequence Class label Number of elements Length range (min-max) Median length Total number of bases Mean eutherian % identity Mean marsupial % identity
Wallaby HCE 8 7–190 13 275 95.5 99.0
  MSE 17 42–146 89 1413 4.7 93.3
  UIO 7 15–174 44 434 80.9 0.7
Human ESE 30 10–104 28.5 1121 88.1 2.8