Table 1

Apis mellifera Open Reading frame ESTs.

Sequencing results

Number of reads


Total analyzed reads

5021

- Embryos

1358

- Larval stages

720

- Pupae

1219

- Adults

1479

- Stage mix

245

Local alignment matches

- Apis ESTs from dbEST

1769a

- Apis mellifera sequences in GenBank

16*b

- Genes of other organisms (orthologs)

1123b

- No matches in GenBank

2129

Clusterization results

- Number of contigs

488

- Number of singlets

893

- Total number of clusters

1381


aBLASTN against dbEST using an E-score of 10-30 as cutoff value; bBLASTX against the nr database used <10-15 as the cutoff. *This set is also represented by ESTs in the dbEST database. It is included here as additional information only and is not to be summed up with the other matches.

Nunes et al. BMC Genomics 2004 5:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-5-84

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