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Table 5 Summary of experimental design for RNA-seq experiments

From: Comparative genomics and transcriptomics in ants provide new insights into the evolution and function of odorant binding and chemosensory proteins

Experiment Biological replicates Individuals pooled per replicate Tissues sequenced Total number of libraries HiSeq2000 lanes Read types Average number of reads per library
Sex-specific antennal expression 1 25 females or 11 males antennae (two per individual) 2 0.7 100 bp paired-end 81.5×106
Tissue-specific expression in females 3 20 females antennae (two per individual), heads, legs (six per individual), thoraces & abdomens 12 1 100 bp single-end 18×106