Table 1

Characteristics of the chromosome and chromosome arm BAC libraries used in the study

AC library

Chromosome

Chromosome size (Mbp)*

Average insert size

No. clones**

Contaminating clones***

Chromosome coverage


TaaCsp3AShA

3AS telosome

351

80 kb

55296

11.0%

12.6


TaaCsp3BFhA

3B

1044

103 kb

3840

11.4%

0.4


TaaCsp3DShA

3DS telosome

285

110 kb

36864

10.0%

14.2


*Chromosome molecular sizes were determined considering 1C genome size of wheat 16 937 Mbp [32] and relative chromosome lengths as reported by Dvorak at al. [28].

**The total number of clones in the supplied libraries.

***Contamination with other chromosomes

Luo et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-122

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