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Table 4 Number of insertions detected by Jitterbug, MELT and PoPoolationTE2 using a validated human dataset

From: A benchmark of transposon insertion detection tools using real data

ToolHomozygousHeterozygousTotal
Validated insertions46102148
PoPoolationTE244 (95,7%)90 (88,2)134 (90,5%)
Jitterbug22 (47,8%)52 (51,0%)74 (50,0%)
Teflon a
MELT45 (97,8%)84 (82,4%)129 (87,2%)
Combination45 (97,8%)94 (92,2%)139 (93,9%)
  1. a Teflon was killed after 5 days running with 12 CPU and 300GB of RAM
  2. Total number of insertions detected: PoPoolationTE2 (ref and non-ref) = 186,038; Jitterbug (non-ref) = 624; MELT (non-ref) =1297