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Table 2 Impact of TSD on transposition

From: Functional characterization of the active Mutator-like transposable element, Muta1 from the mosquito Aedes aegypti

TSD length TSD sequence Excision Reintegration precise excision
frequency (X 10 -5) frequency (%)a /examined excision
0bp   11.03 ± 1.13 13.9 ± 1.8 4/38
  TTCAATAG 63.34 ± 9.12 20.88 ± 1.53 25/29
8bp CGATTCAA 76.33 ± 11.53 18.22 ± 2.90 27/31
  GGTAACTC 68.53 ± 12.16 19.15 ± 2.39 24/27
  ATTCAATAG 31.52 ± 5.27 27.83 ± 3.01 27/29
9bp TCGATTCAA 36.43 ± 6.12 24.35 ± 1.98 28/30
  CGGTAACTC 28.38 ± 3.11 29.01 ± 2.76 26/30
  1. aMeasured by analysis of independent Ade+ revertants to maintain Muta1His but lacking plasmid