Table 1

Sequencing parameters of shotgun and 3 kb libraries of Plasmodium falciparum clones SC05 and 7C126 with the 454/Roche GS FLX sequencing platform.

Library

Number of sequencing plates

Number of Reads

Number of Bases

Mean1 Length

Mode2 Length


7C126 (Shotgun)

2

2,531,738

765,582,490

303

404

SC05 (Shotgun)

2

2,640,849

828,067,170

314

418

7C126 (3 kb)

½

438,749

118,727,308

271

298

SC05 (3 kb)

½

229,638

54,101,992

236

275


1Mean length - average length of reads in the library

2Mode length - read length occurring most often in the library

Samarakoon et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:116   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-116

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