Table 4

Basic sequencing and assembly statistics for the seven newly sequenced and the two additional transcriptomes included in this study.

Species

Number of 454 reads

Mean read length after cleaning

Number of contigs

Mean contig length


Phrynops hilarii*

454,711

303

45,554

548

Caretta caretta*

377,038

250

34,440

450

Chelonoidis nigra*

426,721

270

55,272

481

Emys orbicularis*

522,009

357

39,166

588

Alligator mississippiensis

436,439

266

29,309

400

Caiman crocodilus*

343,080

217

22,025

378

Podarcis sp.*

303,076

198

20,756

357

Python molurus bivittatus

950,283

232

36,334

446

Protopterus annectens*

666,034

231

37,810

469


*Newly sequenced in this study.

Chiari et al. BMC Biology 2012 10:65   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-10-65

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