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Table 1 Copy numbers of reverse transcriptases and retrotransposons

From: Evaluation of the mechanisms of intron loss and gain in the social amoebae Dictyostelium

  Reverse transcriptases Retrotransposons
   LINEs SINEs LTR elements
Dictyostelium discoideum 3,402 252 88 3
Dictyostelium purpureum 48 93 57 0
  1. LINEs, long interspersed nuclear elements; SINEs, short interspersed nuclear elements; LTR, long terminal repeat. All retrotransposons were detected using RepeatMasker (version open-4.0.0, default mode, and RepBase update 20140131, RM database version 20140131)