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Table 2 Main characteristics and behavior of the 25 tandem repeat loci

From: Tandem repeats analysis for the high resolution phylogenetic analysis of Yersinia pestis

locus alias repeat size (bp) nb of alleles* allele size range (units) allele size range (bp) polymorphism index*
ms01   18 6 6–11 192–282 0.61
ms04 M58 17 5(6) 5–9 179–247 0.71 (0.78)
ms05 M59 17 3(4) 10–12 274–308 0.45 (0.68)
ms06   60 10 3–11 306–786 0.73
ms07 M37 10 4(5) 7–10 164–194 0.65 (0.72)
ms09   18 7 5–36 178–736 0.48
ms15   15 2 9–10 222–237 0.29
ms20 M51 15 3(2) 7.5–9 230–253 0.42 (0.49)
ms21   18 4 6–11 224–314 0.18
ms35   15 2 8–9 204–219 0.35
ms38   16 4 5–8 185–233 0.42
ms40   17 3 7–9 214–248 0.38
ms41   17 3 5–7 183–217 0.38
ms44   17 2 7–8 233–250 0.23
ms45 M42 12 3(2) 6–8 149–173 0.37 (0.18)
ms46   17 9 6.5–14.5 243–380 0.71
ms51   18 2 6–7 182–200 0.12
ms54   22 2 6–7 259–281 0.09
ms56   16 4 6–11 204–284 0.35
ms62 M34 9 13(11) 5–20 222–357 0.88 (0.81)
ms69   16 3 5–7 163–195 0.47
ms70   9 7 3–11 119–191 0.62
ms71   14 4 4–7 143–185 0.45
ms73   18 3 3–6 171–225 0.3
ms74   15 4 5–8 175–220 0.41
  1. *the values reported in [9] are indicated in brackets.