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Table 1 Summary statistics from shotgun 454 sequencing of Mesocyclops edax genomes

From: Billions of basepairs of recently expanded, repetitive sequences are eliminated from the somatic genome during copepod development

Genome Genome size reads Average read length % coverage Total basepairs
Germline 15 Gb 612,470 183 0.76% 112,985,236
Somatic 3 Gb 207,451 216 1.6% 44,863,930