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Table 2 Comparison of repeat landscape in tammar and other mammals

From: Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development

  Tammar Opossum Platypus Human Mouse
Total assembly size (Gb) 2.7 3.48 2.3 2.88 2.55
Interspersed repeats (%)      
   Total 52.8 52.2 44.6 45.5 40.9
   LINE/non-LTR retroelements 28.6 29.2 21.0 20.0 19.6
   SINE 11.7 10.4 22.4 12.6 7.2
   ERV 3.9 10.6 0.47 8.1 9.8
   DNA transposon 2.9 1.7 1.1 2.8 0.8
C+G (%) 38.8 37.7 45.5 40.9 41.8
CpG (%) 3.5 2.3 NA 3.7 3.9
  1. Comparative analyses of the interspersed repeat content in the tammar and other sequenced mammalian genomes. Repeat modeller combined dataset includes ab initio annotation of de novo repeats. ERV, endogenous retroviral element; LTR, long terminal repeat; NA, not available.