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Table 2 Features of SSRs identified in ESTs

From: The first set of EST resource for gene discovery and marker development in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajanL.)

SSR database mining  
Total number of sequences examined 5,085
Total length of examined sequences (bp) 2,878,318
Number of ESTs containing SSRs 1,365 (26.8%)
Number of identified SSRs 3,583
Number of sequences containing more than 1 SSR 698
Number of SSRs present in compound formation 1,729
Frequency of SSR 1/0.8 kb
Distribution of SSRs    
Type Class I Class II Total
Mono-nucleotides 607 2,891 3,498
Di-nucleotides 10 30 40
Tri-nucleotides 12 21 33
Tetra-nucleotides 9 0 9
Penta-nucleotides 2 0 2
Hexa-nucleotides 1 0 1
Total 641 2,942 3,583