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Table 3 Comparison between direct BLASTing of 26 bp chickpea tags and sequence homology search through M. truncatula ESTs

From: SuperSAGE: the drought stress-responsive transcriptome of chickpea roots

Process In silico tags direct BLAST (I) EST-bridged BLAST (II) EST-bridged BLAST (III)
Screened databases NCBI nr Fabaceae mRNAs NCBI M. truncatula ESTs TIGR M. truncatula GI ESTs
Number of BLASTed in silico chickpea tags 3544 3544 3544
Total high homology hits 998 632 630
Non-anonymous hits 253 369 213
Common hits with NCBI Fabaceae direct BLAST - 114 86
Direct ID-correlated common hits - 48 37
Protein name-correlated hits - 42 23
RNA description-correlated hits - 15 17
Non-correlated hits - 9 9