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Table 1 DNA sequence repeats on the assembled portion of the chicken genome.

From: DNA repeat arrays in chicken and human genomes and the adaptive evolution of avian genome size

Chromosome Chromosome length (bp) No. repeat arrays Total repeat length (bp) (% of sequence)
1 188,239,860 283,761 27,978,835 (14.9%)
2 147,590,765 214,512 19,430,497 (13.2%)
3 108,638,738 151,571 12,198,434 (11.2%)
4 90,634,903 121,663 8,905,732 (9.8%)
5 56,310,377 69,048 4,638,645 (8.2%)
6 33,893,787 38,873 2,468,824 (7.3%)
7 37,338,262 41,189 2,397,200 (6.4%)
8 30,024,636 33,974 2,086,343 (6.6%)
9 23,409,228 24,255 1,384,475 (5.9%)
10 20,909,726 19,914 1,075,555 (5.1%)
11 19,020054 20,514 1,095,858 (5.8%)
12 19,821,895 19,419 1,116,593 (5.6%)
13 17,279,963 16,894 1,015,160 (5.9%)
14 20,603,938 21,588 1,417,684 (6.9%)
15 12,438,626 11,830 640,595 (5.2%)
16 239,457 319 18,614 (7.8%)
17 10,632,206 9,508 554,602 (5.2%)
18 8,919,268 8,312 574,276 (6.4%)
19 9,463,882 8,635 491,763 (5.2%)
20 13,506,680 12,826 766,482 (5.7%)
21 6,202,554 6,001 359,040 (5.8%)
22 2,228,820 2,636 183,334 (8.2%)
23 5,666,127 4,932 234,823 (5.7%)
24 5,910,111 5,435 356,373 (6.0%)
26 4,255,270 3,385 188,003 (4.4%)
27 2,668,888 2,833 252,335 (9.5%)
28 4,731,479 5,183 446,256 (9.4%)
32 1,018,878 806 42,242 (4.1%)