Table 1

Assembly statistics for IC11 and UGA10
IC11 UGA10
Genome sequence data
 Total number of reads 351,460 124,436
 Total number of bases 41,503,657 38,103,176
 Number of reads (454) 349,311 119,767
 Number of bases (454) 39,750,103 32,210,581
 Average read length (454) 114 269
 Instrument (454) GS20 (half plate) FLX (1 plate)
 Number of reads (Sanger) 2,149 4,669
 Number of bases (Sanger) 1,753,554 5,892,595
Assembly to reference genome Houston-1
 Number of contigs (>1 kb, cov. > 8X) 76 85
 Number of reads 273,164 108,834
 Number of bases 1,876,302 1,804,694
De novo assembly
 Number of contigs (>1 kb, cov. > 8X) 4 13
 Number of reads 1,503 1,717
 Number of bases 5,424 32,530
Merged assembly
 Number of contigs (>1 kb, cov. > 8X) 80 98
 Number of reads 274,667 110,551
 Number of bases 1,881,726 1,837,224
 N50* 99,920 42,911
 N90* 11,628 8,307
 Largest contig 296,010 194,293
Read coverage 16X 12X

* N50 and N90 are the contig sizes such that the contigs larger than or equal to this value contain 50% and 90%, respectively, of the bases of the assembly.

Guy et al.

Guy et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:65   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-65

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