The size of different repeat families classified in our current alligator and crocodile assemblies. Despite more long-distance insert libraries for alligator, more repeats were found in the crocodile assembly. This strongly suggests that crocodiles have more repeats than do alligators, and perhaps the difference will become even more striking as the crocodile assembly improves.
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