Table 1

Tissues, sequence platform, and number of reads generated for each of the four cotton species used in this study
Species (accession) Designation Tissues in library Type of sequence Approx. number of ESTs (X 1000) UnassembledESTs (X 1000)
G. arboreum (cv. AKA8401) A2 gynoecium, calyx, fiber, roots, whole seedlings 454-FLX 692 39
G. arboreum1 A2 cotton fiber 7–10 dpa Sanger 28 3
G. raimondii (GN33) D5 gynoecium, calyx, fiber, roots, whole seedlings 454-FLX 710 71
G. raimondii (GN33) D5 meristem, calyx, fiber, root, petal, seedling 454-Titanium 745 33
G. raimondii (GN33) D5 whole seedling, normalized floral organs including developing embryos Sanger 57 8
G. hirsutum (cv. Maxxa) AD1 gynoecium, calyx, fiber, roots, whole seedlings 454-FLX 607 58
G. hirsutum (Tx2094) AD1 bud, leaf, stem, whole seedling (with roots) 454-Titanium 830 92
G. hirsutum1 AD1 various sources. ESTs that are publically available in GenBank Sanger 250 35
G. barbadense (cv. Pima S6) AD2 bud, leaf, stem, whole seedling (with roots) 454-Titanium 861 90
G. barbadense (K101) AD2 bud, leaf, stem, whole seedling (with roots) 454-Titanium 713 82
G. barbadense1 AD2 various sources. ESTs that are publically available in GenBank Sanger 1 0

1Accession(s) unknown or derived from numerous accessions. References for Sanger EST collections can be found in Udall et al.[20].

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