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Table 4 Amino acid repeat distribution of selected species.

From: RepSeq – A database of amino acid repeats present in lower eukaryotic pathogens

  Single Amino Acid Repeats (SAARs)
  6+ 7+ 8+ 9+ 10+ 11+ 12+ 13+ 14+ 15+
L.infantum 974 447 207 108 60 37 19 9 4 4
T.brucei 558 291 191 126 86 53 38 29 26 21
D.discoideum 6050 5361 4719 4197 3741 3374 3128 2920 2737 2585
P.falciparum 1904 1594 1346 1053 853 658 512 429 364 310
  Di-peptide repeats (DPRs) SRR repeats     
  3+ 4+ 5+ 2+ 3+ 4+     
L.infantum 507 60 25 531 158 108     
T.brucei 419 97 31 328 177 133     
D.discoideum 2318 1003 553 3676 2060 1122     
P.falciparum 745 256 119 1874 1490 1171     
  1. Altering the search criteria can dramatically alter the number of proteins identified as bearing significant amino acid repeats. The values in bold indicate the chosen cut-off point for the analyses presented in this study.