Table 3

Mapping reads from progeny and parent genomes to the reference genome.

Method of Sequencing

Parasite Name

Unique positions mapped3


Number (bps)

Percentage


Sanger

HB3

21,326,115

91.7

Dd2

17,226,364

74.0

454-Roche

7C126

21,600,531

92.8

SC05

21,732,965

93.4


3Given as the percentage of the 3D7 genome coverage

All genomes had comparably similar distribution of the total bases sequenced (approximately 23 Mb) in terms of unique positions, however Dd2 had reads mapping to only 74% of the reference genome reducing the number of positions for screening alleles.

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