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Table 9 Recombination rate as reflected in physical size of recombination units in putative heterochromatin and euchromatin in the Tribolium genome assembly

From: Analysis of repetitive DNA distribution patterns in the Tribolium castaneum genome

Linkage group Average physical size of a recombination unit (kb/cM)  
  Heterochromatin Euchromatin P
CH1* - - -
CH2 Range: 721.1, 523.9, 463.9, 208.3 Range: 130.7, 153.1, 218.5 <0.01
  Average: 479.3 Average: 167.4  
CH3 Range: 322.5 Range: 184.4, 226.8, 198.6, 176.4 <0.01
  Average: 322.5 Average: 196.6  
CH4 Range: 346.3, 1440.7 Range: 141.2, 200.6, 318.3 <0.01
  Average: 893.5 Average: 220.3  
CH5* - Range: 247.7, 320.9, 176.4, 397.2, 225.0 -
   Average: 273.4  
CH6 Range: 145.1, 244.5 Range: 191.4, 38.7 <0.01
  Average: 194.8 Average: 130.2  
CH7 Range: 440.8 Range: 132.2, 257.0, 31.6, 255.8 <0.01
  Average: 440.8 Average: 169.2  
CH8 Range: 318.5, 543.2 Range: 165.5, 110.3, 98.2, 367.3 <0.01
  Average: 426.4 Average: 185.4  
CH9 Range: 195.9, 326.2, 296.0 Range: 234.3, 336.6, 164.1 -
  Average: 272.7 Average: 245.0  
CH10 Range: 241.7 Range: 237.9, 127.5 <0.01
  Average: 241.7 Average: 182.7  
  1. *Not enough genetic markers for analysis. Recombination was calculated for one scaffold that falls in heterochromatin. No significant difference was observed in the average physical size of a recombination unit in heterochromatin versus euchromatin (P = 0.179).