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Table 5 Localization of simple sequence repeats (SSRs) with respect to putative initiation and termination codons in the melon sequence dataset*

From: MELOGEN: an EST database for melon functional genomics

  Dinucleotide repeats Trinucleotide repeats Tetranucleotide repeats All SSRs analyzed
  No. % No. % No. % No. %
5'-UTR 65 82.3% 121 51.7% 18 62.1% 204 59.6%
ORF 0 0.0% 99 42.3% 2 6.9% 101 29.5%
3'-UTR 13 16.5% 13 5.6% 9 31.0% 35 10.2%
Other 1 1.3% 1 0.4% 0 0.0% 2 0.6%
Total 79 100.0% 234 100.0% 29 100.0% 342 100%
  1. *Only full length melon unigenes were used for this analysis. Full length unigenes were automatically selected by checking the presence of the start codon by comparison of the 5'-terminal region of the unigene with the corresponding Arabidopsis gene used for annotation. Imprecise localization of the SSR with respect to putative initiation or termination codons.