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Table 1 Summary of the C. melo FPC physical map.

From: Generation of a BAC-based physical map of the melon genome

Number of clones fingerprinted   23,040
Number of non-empty fingerprinted clones   18,200
Number of clones with successful fingerprints   14,484
Average number of valid bands per clone   102.1
Number of singletons   441
Number of contigs   1,355
Contig size distribution   
100-199   3
50-99   9
25-49   102
10-24   428
3-9   706
2   107
Average contig length (kb)   300
Number of contigs with Q clones
Contigs with ≥ 5% of Q clones
  62
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Total physical length of the contigs (Mb)   407
Longest contig   Ctg200 (3.2 Mb)
Number of genetic markers anchored   169
   Anchored to contigs   157
   Anchored to singletons   12
Number of FPC contigs and singletons linked to
genetic markers
  171/18 a
3 markers   2/0a
2 markers   11/1a
1 marker   158/17a
Average length (kb)   329/101a
Number of markers linked to more than   
one FPC contig   30
Two contigs   19
Three contigs   3
Four contigs   1
1 contig + 1 singleton   4
2 contig + 1 singleton   1
2 singletons   2
Number of contigs/singletons and BACs anchored to chromosomes b Contigs/Singletons c BACs
I 20 (5.7 Mb) 191
II 18 (6.0 Mb) 230
III 13 (3.4 Mb) 148
IV 18 (4.4 Mb) 176
V 9 (2.5 Mb) 203
VI 20 (5.9 Mb) 216
VII 13 (3.8 Mb) 142
VIII 17 (4.9 Mb) 178
IX 14 (5.4 Mb) 211
X 12 (3.9 Mb) 154
XI 16 (5.6 Mb) 228
XII 6 (1.2 Mb) 29
I/IX d 1 (0.3 Mb) 11
I/XI d 1 (0.5 Mb) 25
II/VIII d 1 (0.3 Mb) 5
IV/V d 3 (0.6 Mb) 22
IV/VI d 1 (0.7 Mb) 46
TOTAL 183 (55.0 Mb) 2,215
  1. a/: Contigs/singletons
  2. b Contigs or singletons anchored to markers with conflicting genetic positions are not considered
  3. c Length of physical contigs and singletons anchored to each chromosome appears in parenthesis
  4. d Contigs and singletons anchored to markers that map loci in two chromosomes