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Table 2 Characteristics of the chromosomal distributions of 18S rDNA sites in diploid genomes of cichlids

From: Evolutionary dynamics of rRNA gene clusters in cichlid fish

  African Neotropical Asiatic Total
Number of genomes analyzed 16** 24** 01 41**
Number of sites 59 59 02 120
Average per genome 3.7 2.5 2.0 2.9
Telo/acrocentric (t/a) 59 23 00 82
Meta/submetacentric (m/sm) 00 36 02 38
Proximal (p) 00 00 00 00
Interstitial (i) 00 08 00 08
Terminal (t) 59 51 02 112
Long arm (L) 00 03 00 03
Short arm (S) 59 56 02 117
Closely associated to centromeric regions (CC) 00 00 00 00
  1. **Includes the polymorphic conditions detected.