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Table 1 Sanger and 454 results compared to the seven most abundant LTR retrotransposon families in maize

From: Discovery and assembly of repeat family pseudomolecules from sparse genomic sequence data using the Assisted Automated Assembler of Repeat Families (AAARF) algorithm

Most Abundant LRPs in Maize (a) Percent Genome Composition Element Size (kb) LTR Size (kb) Sanger: Best Build Size (bp) Sanger: Number of Builds 454: Best Build Size (bp) 454: Number of Builds
Huck 10.7 11–14 1.6 23706 (FL) 8 11269 (F) 10
Ji 9.4 8.5–10 1.3 10041 (FL) 4 9432 (FL) 3
Opie 7.1 6.5–9 1.3 8150 (FL) 3 9599 (FL) 2
Zeon 4.8 7.3 0.6 7412 (FL) 7 1225 (I) 4
Grande 3.9 10.5–13.5 0.6 8469 (F) 4 6459 (I) 3
Cinful 3.5 8.5 0.6 7264 (F) 5 1600 (I) 4
Xilon (b) 3.1 11.7 2.7 8971 (I) 1 2107 (I) 5
  1. (a) Percent genome composition data from Meyers et al. 2001.
  2. (b) Xilon percent genome composition from Meyers, pers. comm.
  3. FL = Builds representing full-length copies of repeat families, F = Builds representing fragmented copies of repeat families, I = Incomplete builds