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Table 4 Summary of microsatellite marker identification from catfish ESTs

From: Assembly of 500,000 inter-specific catfish expressed sequence tags and large scale gene-associated marker development for whole genome association studies

Total number of unique sequences 111,578
Microsatellites identified 20,757
   Di-nucleotide repeats 12,367
   Tri-nucleotide repeats 5,506
   Tetra-nucleotide repeats 2,664
   Penta-nucleotide repeats 182
   Hexa-nucleotide repeats 38
Number of unique sequences containing microsatellites 15,082
Number of unique sequences containing microsatellites with sufficient flanking sequences for PCR primer design 13,375