Letters to Nature

Nature 433, 777 (17 February 2005) | doi:10.1038/nature03394

corrigendum: Sequence and comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives on vertebrate evolution

International Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium

Nature 432, 695–716 (2004).

In Table 5 of this Article, the last four values listed in the 'Copy number' column were incorrect. These should be: LTR elements, 30,000; DNA transposons, 20,000; simple repeats, 140,000; and satellites, 4,000. These errors do not affect any of the conclusions in our paper.