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Table 1 Number of transcripts and genes from each database and number of alignable genes and transcripts in the UCSC genome browser

From: Integrating multiple genome annotation databases improves the interpretation of microarray gene expression data

Database No. of transcripts No. of genes No. of alignable transcripts No. of alignable genes
Single data source
GenBank 59,527 36,843 25,336 14,130
RefSeq 30,499 28,999 13,304 13,172
Ensembl 35,967 25,546 35,967 25,546
Multiple data sources 1
ZFIN 79,424 21,430 52,246 14,217
Biomart 61,047 21,322 58,135 21,322
UCSC 75,723 28,1102 75,723 28,110
  1. 1: These databases integrate transcripts from Ensembl, RefSeq and GenBank databases.
  2. 2: Genes are defined by clustering transcripts overlapping in coding exons