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Table 3 Mean (± S.E.) of variables describing simple sequence repeat types shared between human and chicken.

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

  Human Chicken P (paired-sample t-test)
All chicken chromosomes (294 repeat types):    
   Mean array length (bp) 83.6 ± 2.8 58.1 ± 1.5 < 0.001
   Minimum array length (bp) 22.1 ± 1.6 22.1 ± 0.7 n.s.
   Maximum array length (bp) 457.9 ± 25.0 193.5 ± 8.1 < 0.001
Chicken chromosomes 1–4 (286 repeat types):    
   Mean array length (bp) 83.8 ± 2.9 56.4 ± 1.7 < 0.001
   Minimum array length (bp) 21.7 ± 1.6 24.8 ± 1.1 n.s.
   Maximum array length (bp) 466.7 ± 25.5 153.3 ± 6.9 < 0.001