Table 1

Comparison of the performance of the three versions of GS de novo assemblers for genomic assembly

Description

Version 2.3

Version 2.5p1

Version 2.5.2


No. of reads used for assembly

304,619

303,601

303,601

No. of reads assembled in to contigs

248,857

247,757

247,757

No. of contigs assembled

17, 613

17,457

17,457

No. of singletons

54,669

54,002

54,002

Average contig length (bases)

909

916

916

Largest contig length (bases)

7,170

7,173

7,173


Natarajan and Parani BMC Genomics 2011 12:191   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-191

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