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Table 1 Number of novel and tissue-specific antisense transcripts

From: Conserved expression of natural antisense transcripts in mammals

  Human Mouse Rat
Total number of probesets supported by RefSeq annotations (Core probesets) 287,329 (100%) 231,465 (100%) 92,751 (100%)
Antisense transcripts that are not found in RefSeq database 278,827 (97.0%) 226,996 (98.1%) 91,648 (98.8%)
Antisense transcripts that are not found in EST database 140,496 (48.9%) 162,379 (70.2%) 66,943 (72.2%)
Antisense transcripts that are not found in both RefSeq or EST databases 139,918 (48.7%) 161,865 (69.9%) 66,865 (72.1%)
Antisense transcripts that are expressed in at least one tissue and not found in RefSeq or EST databases (novel antisense transcripts) 33,313 (11.6%) 31,362 (13.5%) 14,180 (15.3%)
Tissue-specific transcripts 14,485 (5.0%) 12,673 (5.5%) 11,358 (12.2%)
Tissue-specific transcripts and not found in RefSeq or EST database (novel, tissue-specific transcripts) 5,287 (1.8%) 7,652 (3.3%) 7,411 (8.0%)
Antisense transcripts that are expressed in at least one tissue and not found in RefSeq database (This is used for expression divergence analysis, Figure 5) 67,649 (23.5%) 46,050 (19.9%) 21,742 (23.4%)