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Table 1 Summary of sequence data from whole genome sequencing of four Cryptosporidium hominis specimens in comparison with data from the published C. hominis (TU502) and C. parvum (IOWA) genomes

From: Comparative genomic analysis reveals occurrence of genetic recombination in virulent Cryptosporidium hominis subtypes and telomeric gene duplications in Cryptosporidium parvum

Specimen (gp60 subtype) Technique Total nucleotides Total sequence reads Assembly Average coverage (fold)
# of Contigs Length (bp) Mean (bp) Minimum (bp) Maximum (bp) N50 (bp)
30976 (IaA28R4) Illumina Genome Analyzer IIx 100 bp paired end 5,780,028,818 64,449,544 6,140 22,133,082 3,605 502 1,279,890 145,968 257
37999 (IbA10G2) Illumina Genome Analyzer IIx 100 bp paired end 2,798,259,889 30,886,077 78 9,054,010 116,077 510 1,029,232 406,678 307
33537 (IaA28R4) 454 GS-FLX Titanium 431,742,212 1,157,140 1,464 14,065,231 9,607 501 154,507 27,749 31
30974 (IbA10G2) 454 GS-FLX Titanium 382,520,957 1,048,412 443 8,841,752 19,959 513 325,032 78,110 43
C. hominis TU502 (IaA25R3) Sanger - - 1,422 8,743,570 6,149 251 90,444 14,504 12
C. parvum IOWA (IIaA15G2R1) Sanger - - 18 9,102,324 504,874 17,388 1,278,458 1,014,526 13