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Table 1 Summary of the comparison between the MITE digger and MITE hunter output

From: MITE Digger, an efficient and accurate algorithm for genome wide discovery of miniature inverted repeat transposable elements

Category MITE hunter output MITE digger output Matching entries Only in hunter Only in digger
<= 800 bp 462 332 (Digger-Hunter)   
MITE (<=800 bp, >10 copies) 239/462 332 287-301   
CACTA 2/3 1 1-2   
mhAT 47/102 49 48-60 5 1
mMariner/Stowaway 64/95 91 88-70 6 3
mMutator 58/134 78 70-76 7 8
mPIFHarbinger 68/128 85 80-93   5
<10 copies 223     
>800 bp 75     
False positive (retro, simple) 58/700 (8.3%) 6/332 (1.8%)    
False negative   3/332 (0.9%)    
Unclassified 15/700 22/332 (6.6%)    
Compound/Fusion 26/700     
Redundant 50/700     
Missing%     =18/239 (7.5%) =17/226 (7.5%)
Total 700 332