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Table 3 Amino acid divergences of genes and CR1 non-LTR retrotransposons from B. mori and M. teleius.

From: CR1 clade of non-LTR retrotransposons from Maculinea butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): evidence for recent horizontal transmission

Gene Length Amino Acid Divergence (%)
EF-1a 322 aa  
   Bombyx versus Maculinea   2.8
COI 368 aa  
   Bombyx versus Maculinea   14.4
COII 207 aa  
   Bombyx versus Maculinea   15.3
CR1 RT non-LTR retrotransposons   
   BmCR1B Bombyx versus CR1B Maculinea 180 aa 2.7
   BmCR1B Bombyx versus CR1A Maculinea 180 aa 19.9
   BmCR1B Bombyx versus OcaCR1B Oberthueria 151 aa 4.6
   OcaCR1B Oberthueria versus CR1B Maculinea 151 aa 4.6
   OcaCR1B Oberthueria versus CR1A Maculinea 151 aa 19.6
   PargCR1A Plebejus versus CR1A Maculinea 171 aa 3.5
   SoriCR1A Scolitantides versus CR1A Maculinea 171 aa 2.3
   ShdivCR1A Shijimaeoides versus CR1A Maculinea 171 aa 2.3