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Table 1 Abundance of D. melanogaster TEs annotated in Release 4 genome sequence by genomic region

From: Recurrent insertion and duplication generate networks of transposable element sequences in the Drosophila melanogaster genome

  Class Total bp TE % TE No. of TEs No. of TE per Mbp No. of TE full length % TE full length No. of TE nested % TE nested
Genome LTR 3,896,903 3.29 1,321 11.16 325 24.60 327 24.75
  Non-LTR 1,502,997 1.27 1,019 8.61 121 11.87 197 19.33
  TIR 559,234 0.47 752 6.35 57 7.58 157 20.88
  INE-1 490,996 0.41 2,238 18.91 26 1.16 91 4.07
  FB 60,509 0.05 60 0.51 1 1.67 13 21.67
  Total 6,510,639 5.50 5,390 45.54 530 9.83 785 14.56
Non-pericentromeric LTR 2,510,569 2.42 515 4.96 250 48.54 80 15.53
  Non-LTR 646,020 0.62 336 3.24 80 22.92 9 2.68
  TIR 151,997 0.15 214 2.06 25 11.68 12 5.61
  INE-1 106,597 0.10 660 6.36 5 0.76 8 1.21
  FB 28,125 0.03 23 0.22 1 4.35 3 13.04
  Total 3,443,308 3.32 1,748 16.85 361 20.48 112 6.41
Pericentromeric LTR 1,324,428 9.94 776 58.24 70 9.02 241 31.06
  Non-LTR 802,040 6.02 623 46.75 42 6.58 169 27.13
  TIR 323,226 2.43 436 32.72 29 6.65 115 26.38
  INE-1 300,615 2.26 1,234 92.61 17 1.38 71 5.75
  FB 27,773 0.21 32 2.40 0 0.00 9 28.13
  Total 2,778,082 20.85 3,101 232.72 158 5.06 605 19.51
Chromosome 4 LTR 61,906 4.83 30 23.41 5 16.67 6 20.00
  Non-LTR 54,937 4.29 60 46.82 3 5.00 19 31.67
  TIR 84,011 6.55 102 79.59 3 2.94 30 29.41
  INE-1 83,784 6.54 344 268.41 4 1.16 12 3.49
  FB 4,611 0.36 5 3.90 0 0.00 1 20.00
  Total 289,249 22.57 541 422.12 15 2.77 68 12.57
  1. Overall abundance was partitioned into pericentromeric and non-pericentromeric regions according to the text. Full-length elements were defined as ± 3% of the canonical element. Both inner and outer components of a TE nest were considered nested.