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Table 2 Composition of the repeat elements in the N.

From: Reference genomes and transcriptomes of Nicotiana sylvestris and Nicotiana tomentosiformis

  N. sylvestris N. tomentosiformis
Repeat element Number of bases % Number of bases %
LINE 5,828,979 0.27 2,834,174 0.17
SINE 4,040,138 0.18 5,244,169 0.31
LTR/copia 203,592,581 9.13 227,491,087 13.43
LTR/gypsy 463,070,166 20.75 343,784,620 20.32
LTR/others 184,881,207 8.28 90,166,206 5.33
Transposons 33,621,895 1.51 22,593,004 1.34
Retrotransposons 230,653,066 10.33 220,727,245 13.05
Simple repeats 4,954,900 0.22 4,809,855 0.28
Low complexity 10,145,060 0.45 9,723,109 0.57
Others 95,243,945 4.28 130,185,895 7.72
Unknown 197,792,439 8.86 116,127,639 6.86
Total 1,605,541,978 71.95 1,266,206,541 74.84
  1. sylvestris and N. tomentosiformis genomes