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Table 1 Characteristics of the expressed sequence tags (ESTs).

From: Differences in transcription between free-living and CO2-activated third-stage larvae of Haemonchus contortus

Numbers of L3 xL3
Sequences before assembly of ESTs (average length) 101305 105553
Sequences after assembly 11824 11671
   Contigs (average length ± standard deviation) 6299 (352.7 bp ± 91.9) 5574 (361.6 bp ± 99.8)
   Singletons (average length ± standard deviation) 5525 (274.1 bp ± 45.7) 6097 (278.7 bp ± 60.2)
Clusters matching genomic sequences 10823 11021
Total number of unique clusters (ESTs + GSS) 20066 20116
  1. Numbers of ESTs determined from cDNA libraries representing the ensheathed (= L3) or exsheathed (= xL3) third larval stage of Haemonchus contortus, and numbers of sequences (including contigs and singletons) and clusters and their lengths (in brackets) before and after assembly.