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Table 2 Summary of the four datasets included in this analysis.

From: Comparative metagenomics of Daphnia symbionts

  D. pulex D. pulicaria D. magna GS 20 D. magna GS FLX
Original input data:     
Data type Possible bacterial scaffolds Contigs and raw reads longer than 500 bps Contigs longer than 100 bps Contigs longer than 100 bps
No. of original sequences 21,646 327,632 4,388 6,696
Total length (bps) 59,379,440 323,393,910 4,335,734 6,154,579
Average length (mean ± stdev bps) 2,743 ± 7,205 987 ± 255 988 ± 2,830 919 ± 2,507
Median length (bps) 975 993 218 280
Minimum length (bps) 10 500 100 100
Maximum length (bps) 216,125 9,681 40,374 40,088
Sequence fragments subjected to BLASTN:     
No. fragments 256,498 1,088,697 19,163 26,430
Total length (bps) 133,734,869 570,776,073 8,809,340 12,259,583
Average length (mean ± stdev bps) 521 ± 100 524 ± 195 459 ± 149 463 ± 131
Median length (bps) 500 500 500 500