Table 3

Results of BLAST analysis for 100 orphan tagsSummary of the number of orphan tags by the number of basepairs matched to a human gene sequence.

Number of matched basepairs

No. of orphan tags mapped to human gene sequences

Accumulated percentage in novel gene identification

No. of clusters identified


21

2

2%

2

20

1

3%

1

19

1

4%

3

18

8

12%

10

17

5

17%

23

≥ 17*

9

9%

17


* No. of tags have all 17 bps in the tag region matched to a human gene sequence.

Li et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2006 7:504   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-7-504

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