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Table 1 Overview of the sequencing and assembly

From: De novo sequencing and analysis of the American ginseng root transcriptome using a GS FLX Titanium platform to discover putative genes involved in ginsenoside biosynthesis

  Sequence (n) Bases (bp)
Sequencing   
High-quality (HQ) reads 209,747 89,664,715
Average HQ read length 427 ± 128 bp  
Reads used in assembly 207,311 87,443,477
Average read length after trimming 422 ± 123 bp  
Contigs   
Reads assembled as contigs 195,251  
Number of contigs 16,592 8,722,777
Average length of contigs 526 ± 333 bp  
Range of contig length 92 - 3713 bp  
Depth on contigs 8.46  
Singletons   
Number of singletons 14,496 5,276,139
Average length of singletons 364 ± 166 bp  
Range of singleton length 50 -- 643 bp  
Unique sequence 31,088 13,998,916