Table 1

Number of transcripts and genes from each database and number of alignable genes and transcripts in the UCSC genome browser

Database

No. of transcripts

No. of genes

No. of alignable transcripts

No. of alignable genes


Single data source

GenBank

59,527

36,843

25,336

14,130

RefSeq

30,499

28,999

13,304

13,172

Ensembl

35,967

25,546

35,967

25,546

Multiple data sources1

ZFIN

79,424

21,430

52,246

14,217

Biomart

61,047

21,322

58,135

21,322

UCSC

75,723

28,1102

75,723

28,110


1: These databases integrate transcripts from Ensembl, RefSeq and GenBank databases.

2: Genes are defined by clustering transcripts overlapping in coding exons

Yin et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-50

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