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Table 1 Number and distribution of the EST-SSRs found for the EST sequences of Oryza and Arabidopsis

From: Mining microsatellite markers from public expressed sequence tags databases for the study of threatened plants

  Genomic Intron UTR Exon Total      
  Oryza Arabidopsis Oryza Arabidopsis Oryza Arabidopsis Oryza Arabidopsis Oryza Arabidopsis
Dinucleotides 17 2 26 5 29 16 1 1 73 24
Trinucleotides 18 2 16 2 70 26 142 67 246 97
Tetranucleotides 3 0 3 0 9 3 2 0 17 3
Pentanucleotides 4 0 1 0 10 3 0 0 15 3
Hexanucleotides 6 1 3 0 13 1 24 10 46 12
Total 48 5 49 7 131 49 169 78 397 139
  1. SSR search was only carried out in those EST sequences downloaded from the dbEST database (NCBI) that had a match in their respective reference genomes using BLASTn