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Table 4 Distribution of LTR families in teleost genomesa

From: The contribution of transposable elements to size variations between four teleost genomes

Group Clade Zebrafish Medaka Stickleback Tentradon
Total   261 38 77 8
BEL   54 6 11  
  Suzu 2 1 2  
  Sinbad 32 4 9  
  PAO 20 1   
Copia   4 1 3  
DIRS   3    
ERV   10 1 16  
  Epsilonretrovirus 9 1 16  
  Spumaretrovirus 1    
Ngaro   5    
Gypsy   190 37 61 8
  Osvaldo/Gmr 61 3 22 1
  Barthez 60 11 10 1
  Skipper 4 1 1 1
  CsRN1   1 2 1
  V-clade 29 17 19  
  ReTe1 8 3 2 3
  Mag 28 1 5 1
  1. aThe newly identified LTRs by LTRHarvest and RetroTector programmes were combined with known LTRs from RepBase, and the family was built up based on the similarity of amino acid sequence of LTR elements (80 %)