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Table 2 Estimated ERV content based on retroviral chains, and a comparison with previous estimates and other species

From: Evolution and gene capture in ancient endogenous retroviruses - insights from the crocodilian genomes

Species Common name % ERV chains in genome % ERVs in genome Reference
A. mississippiensis American alligator 0.25% 1.88% [21]
C. porosus Saltwater crocodile 0.26% 1.63% [21]
G. gangeticus Gharial 0.14% 1.22% [21]
Anolis carolinensis Green anole   3.00% [33]
Bos taurus European cattle 0.36% 4.29% [34]
Canis familiaris Dog 0.15%   [32]
Danio rerio Zebrafish 0.80%   [32]
Gallus gallus Chicken 0.20% 2.90% [32],[35]
Homo sapiens Human 0.80% 8.29% [22],[36]
Monodelphis domestica Opossum 2.00% 10.64% [32],[37]
Mus musculus Mouse 2.00% 9.22% [32],[36]
Xenopus tropicalis Western clawed frog   0.12% [38]