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Table 1 Comparison of the basic characteristics of the nuclear genomes of 4 different A. niger strains

From: Genome sequencing of the neotype strain CBS 554.65 reveals the MAT1–2 locus of Aspergillus niger

  CBS 554.65 (This study) CBS 513.88 [4, 5] ATCC 1015 [5] NRRL3 [41, 42]
Genome size (Mb) 40.42 33.98 34.85 35.25
Coverage 127x 7.5x 8.9x 10x
Number of contigs 17 471 24 15
Number of scaffolds 17 19 24 15
Scaffold N50 (Mbp) 4.07 2.53 1.94 2.81
Scaffold L50 4 6 6 5
GC content (%) 49.57 50.4 50.3 49.92
Protein-coding genes 12,240 14,097 11,910 11,846