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Table 2 Characteristics of the two groups of BAC end sequences (BESs)

From: End-sequencing and characterization of silkworm (Bombyx mori) bacterial artificial chromosome libraries

  Eco RI BESs Bam HI BESs Total
Number of sequences 61696 33208 94904
Average read length (bp) 571.6 598.1 580.9
Minimum read length (bp) 50 50 50
Maximum read length (bp) 955 920 955
Total bases (bp) 35266874 19860186 55127060
GC content (%) 37.45 40.30 38.47
Clones 34240 18251 52491
Paired-end clones 27456 14957 42413
Percentage of paired-end clones (%) 80.2 82.0 80.8
  1. A paired-end clone is a clone that contains both end sequences. The percentage of paired-end clones is the ratio of the number of paired-end clones to the total number of clones.