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Table 2 Observed proportions of various families of msp-1&2, allele numbers and size range among study isolates.

From: Genetic structure of Plasmodium falciparum field isolates in eastern and north-eastern India

Markers Assam Orissa West Bengal
  Karbi Anglong Kamrup Keonjhar Sundergarh Darjeeling
msp-1
K1      
Obs. Nos. (%) 16 (72.7) 15 (53.6) 8 (33.3) 22 (55.0) 15 (68.2)
Allele      
   Obs. Nos. 5 2 3 5 1
Size range (bp) 140–240 170,240 170–240 170–280 140
MAD20      
Obs. Nos. (%) 16 (72.7) 11 (39.3) 8 (33.3) 18 (45.0) 3 (13.6)
Allele      
   Obs. Nos. 3 3 1 3 1
Size range (bp) 120–220 200–240 220 120–180 120
RO33      
Obs. Nos. (%) 5 (22.7) 11 (39.3) 10 (41.7) 6 (15.0) 7 (31.8)
Allele      
   Obs. Nos. 1 1 1 1 1
Size range (bp) 150/160 150/160 150/160 150/160 150/160
MOI 2.1 1.4 1.1 1.2 1.1
msp-2
FC27      
Obs. Nos. (%) 9 (40.9) 7 (25.0) 13 (68.4) 34 (85.0) 4 (18.2)
Allele      
   Obs. Nos. 6 1 1 3 1
Size range (bp) 250–500 300 300 300–400 300
3D7      
Obs. Nos. (%) 18 (81.8) 23 (82.1) 11 (57.9) 31 (77.5) 18 (81.2)
Allele      
   Obs. Nos. 6 2 3 8 2
Size range (bp) 480–600 450,550 450–500 420–580 450,500
MOI 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.0
  1. MOI – Multiplicity of Infection