Table 3

Assembly statistics for initial drafts and assisted assemblies for a selection of 2× mammal assemblies

Four projects from Mammal24 - 2× assemblies


Otolemur garnetti (bushbaby)

Loxodonta africana (African elephant)

Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

Cavia porcellus (guinea pig)





Initial

Assisted*

Initial

Assisted*

Initial

Assisted*

Initial

Assisted*


Bases assembled (%)

76.1

85.7

77.5

84.2

80.1

85.3

75.6

82.4

Total contig length (Mb)

1,672

1,905

2,089

2,314

1,925

2,080

1,658

1,853

N50 contig (kb)

2.6

2.9

2.7

2.7

2.7

2.9

2.5

2.6

N50 scaffold gapped (kb)

13.6

71.6

11.8

37.0

13.3

53.9

11.0

44.5

N50 scaffold ungapped (kb)

9.1

37.6

8.4

15.9

9.5

20.1

7.6

12.2


*All assemblies were assisted against two references, Homo sapiens and C. familiaris.

Gnerre et al. Genome Biology 2009 10:R88   doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-8-r88

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