Consensus sequence of insertion sites of CitMule elements. Consensus sequence of insertion sites of CitMule elements. Consensus sequences were obtained with the Weblogo analysis (Crooks et al.2004) using the 7 available target site sequences including the three different 9 bp TSDs of CitMule_1, CitMule_2 and CitMule_4, and the 4 different 9 bp “dissimilar” TDs of CitMule 3 and CitMule_ARR (i.e. the 2 different sequences flanking CitMule 3 and the 2 different sequences flanking CitMule_ARR). For the consensus analysis, the immediate 13 positions upstream and downstream of CitMule termini were examined. The preferred insertion site of CitMule are the bendable AT-repeat triplets represented in the positions 2 to 4 and 10 to 12 and the precise insertion takes place between the positions 2 and 3 (or 10 and 11) in one strand and 10 and 11 (or 2 and 3) in the other. The y-axis represents the strength of the information.