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Table 1 Distribution of transposable elements in E. histolytica, E. dispar and E. invadens

From: Genome wide survey, discovery and evolution of repetitive elements in three Entamoeba species

Element type Genome distribution
  E. histolytica E. dispar E. invadens
Class I    
LINE + (Eh_LINE1a, Eh_LINE2a, Eh_LINE3a) + (Ed_LINE1a, Ed_LINE2, Ed_LINE3) + (Ei_LINEa)
SINE + (Eh_SINE1a, Eh_SINE2a, Eh_SINE3a) + (Ed_SINE1a, Ed_SINE2, Ed_SINE3) -
Class II    
mutator + (EMULEa) + (EMULEa) + (EMULEa, phantoma)
hAT - - + (Chapkaa)
mariner/Tc1 + (Hydargos) + (Hydargos) + (Hydargosa, Geminia, Pigleta, Mogwaia, Gizmoa)
piggyBac - - + (leapFroga)
Unknown + (Eh_ERE1, EhERE2) + (Ed_ERE1) + (Ei_ERE1)
  1. (+), present; (-), absent. Repeat subfamilies are denoted within parenthesis.
  2. a TEs identified in previous reports.
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