Table 1

Assessment of closed gaps in the simulated assembly of Salmonella paratyphi

Introduced gap length (kb)

Fate of gaps


Fraction closed with 100% identity

False ratea


1

0.99 (145/147)

0 (0/145)

2

0.96 (136/142)

0.007 (1/137)

10

0.90 (102/113)

0.029(3/105)


aThe false rate was determined by finding the number of misassemblies over number of closed gaps.

Tsai et al. Genome Biology 2010 11:R41   doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-4-r41

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