Table 1

Characteristics of the expressed sequence tags (ESTs).

Numbers of

L3

xL3


Sequences before assembly of ESTs (average length)

101305

105553

Sequences after assembly

11824

11671

Contigs (average length ± standard deviation)

6299 (352.7 bp ± 91.9)

5574 (361.6 bp ± 99.8)

Singletons (average length ± standard deviation)

5525 (274.1 bp ± 45.7)

6097 (278.7 bp ± 60.2)

Clusters matching genomic sequences

10823

11021

Total number of unique clusters (ESTs + GSS)

20066

20116


Numbers of ESTs determined from cDNA libraries representing the ensheathed (= L3) or exsheathed (= xL3) third larval stage of Haemonchus contortus, and numbers of sequences (including contigs and singletons) and clusters and their lengths (in brackets) before and after assembly.

Cantacessi et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:266   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-266

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