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Table 1 Summary of B. pseudomallei chromosomal repeat region frequency, duplication and location in coding regions

From: Tandem repeat regions within the Burkholderia pseudomallei genome and their application for high resolution genotyping

Chromosome Size (bp) GC% Tandem repeat (TR) regions‡ TR/10 kb #TR's in Sanger CDS #TR's within 40 bp 5' of Sanger CDS #TR's within 40 bp 3' of Sanger CDS cis only duplicated TRs (in CDS)* trans only duplicated TRs (in CDS)* Both cis and trans duplicated TRs (in CDS)* total dup arrays (in CDS)*
Large 4,074,542 67.7 285 0.699 72** 8 43 22 (4) 56 (12) 30 (2) 108 (18)***
Small 3,173,005 68.5 324 1.021 103** 11 42 25 (8) 48 (14) 41 (13) 114 (35)***
Total 7,247,547 68.1 609 0.860 175** 19 85 47(12) 104(26) 71(15) 222(53)***
  1. ‡ Regions with repeats ≥ 2 bp, ≥ 4 repeat units and array sizes ≥ 30 bp
  2. † Average number
  3. *duplications ≥ 20 bp and 80% similarity
  4. **all but 4 and 8 (X1 and X2, resp.) of the non degenerate arrays had RU sizes of 3 bp multiples
  5. ***Average duplication size of 50 bp