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Table 2 Distribution of BLASTx top-hit species of Paradoxornis webbianus bulomachus contigs with a similarity of > 90% and an alignment length of > 200 amino acid residues to their best-hit sequences

From: Characterization of the transcriptome of an ecologically important avian species, the Vinous-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis webbianus bulomachus (Paradoxornithidae; Aves)

Category Species Reference-guided assembly   
  Zebra Finch Chicken De novo assembly Total
  No. of contigs (%) No. of contigs (%) No. of contigs (%) No. of contigs (%)
Aves 6159 (83.53) 27 (0.35) 936 (12.03) 7122 (91.55)
Taeniopygia guttata 5141 (66.09)   401 (5.15) 5542 (71.24)
Gallus gallus 726 (9.33) 20 (0.26) 485 (6.23) 1231 (15.82)
Meleagris gallopavo 257 (3.30) 6 (0.08) 38 (0.49) 301 (3.87)
Zonotrichia albicollis 20 (0.26) 1 (0.01) 5 (0.06) 26 (0.33)
Coturnix coturnix 5 (0.06)   3 (0.04) 7 (0.09)
Other avian species1 10 (0.13)   4 (0.05) 15 (0.19)
Mammals 165 (2.12) 4 (0.05) 316 (4.06) 485 (6.23)
Monodelphis domestica 27 (0.35)   67 (0.86) 94 (1.21)
Homo sapiens 28 (0.36) 2 (0.03) 26 (0.33) 56 (0.72)
Mus musculus 22 (0.28)   33 (0.42) 55 (0.71)
Ailuropoda melanoleuca 6 (0.08)   27 (0.35) 33 (0.42)
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 10 (0.13)   22 (0.28) 32 (0.41)
Equus caballus 5 (0.06)   22 (0.28) 27 (0.35)
Bos taurus 5 (0.06)   20 (0.26) 25 (0.32)
Sus scrofa 3 (0.04)   16 (0.21) 19 (0.24)
Macaca mulatta 5 (0.06)   13 (0.17) 18 (0.23)
Rattus norvegicus 4 (0.05)   14 (0.18) 18 (0.23)
Oryctolagus cuniculus 2 (0.03)   13 (0.17) 15 (0.19)
Pongo abelii 4 (0.05)   9 (0.12) 13 (0.17)
Callithrix jacchus 5 (0.06)   8 (0.10) 13 (0.17)
Loxodonta africana 7 (0.09) 1 (0.01) 2 (0.03) 10 (0.13)
Canis familiaris 1 (0.01)   9 (0.12) 10 (0.13)
Cricetulus griseus 5 (0.06)   3 (0.04) 8 (0.10)
Other mammalspecies2 26 (0.33) 1 (0.01) 12 (0.15) 39 (0.50)
Reptiles 19 (0.24)   32 (0.41) 51 (0.66)
Anolis carolinensis 8 (0.23)   28 (0.36) 46 (0.59)
Other reptile species3 1 (0.01)   4 (0.05) 5 (0.06)
Amphibians 10 (0.13)   19 (0.24) 29 (0.37)
Xenopus tropicalis 7 (0.09)   15 (0.19) 22 (0.28)
Xenopus laevis 3 (0.04)   4 (0.05) 7 (0.09)
Fish 6 (0.08)   8 (0.10) 14 (0.18)
Danio rerio    5 (0.06) 5 (0.06)
Tetraodon nigroviridis 1 (0.01)   2 (0.03) 3 (0.04)
Salmo salar 1 (0.01)   1 (0.01) 2 (0.03)
Cyprinus carpio 3 (0.04)    3 (0.04)
Insect     
Danaus plexippus 1 (0.01)    1 (0.01)
Protozoa    38 (0.49) 38 (0.49)
Trichomonas vaginalis    38 (0.49) 38 (0.49)
Plants    36 (0.46) 36 (0.46)
Zea mays    33 (0.42) 33 (0.42)
Other plant species4    3 (0.04) 3 (0.04)
Others 5    4 (0.05) 4 (0.05)
Total 6359 (87.75) 31 (0.40) 1389 (17.86) 7779 (100)
  1. Totals for each category are in bold.
  2. 1 Other avian species included Anas platyrhynchos, Anser anser, Columba livia, Dromaius novaehollandiae, Lonchura striata, and Struthio camelus.
  3. 2 Other mammal species included Cavia porcellus, Felis catus, Heterocephalus glaber, Macaca fascicularis, Mustela putorius furo, Nomascus leucogenys, Pan troglodytes, and Serinus canaria.
  4. 3 Other reptile species included Alligator mississippiensis, Iguana iguana, Psammobates geometricus, and Pseudemys nelson.
  5. 4 Other plant species included Oryza sativa, Sorghum bicolor, and Vitis vinifera.
  6. 5 Others included sequences of unknown species and synthetic constructs.
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