Table 1

A comparison of the quality of material expected from the Celera Drosophila sequence to that achieved for use in assembly

Description

Expectation

Final result


Shotgun coverage

10x

14.6x

Basepairs/read

500

551

Reads in pairs

70%

72%

Insert length distance

+/-3% variation

+/-3% variation

False positive rate on mate pairs

<1%

<0.34%

Map-coverage (BAC pairs)

15x

13.18x

Long-to-short ratio

1-4

1-1.32


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