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Table 2 Basic statistics of major human gene annotations

From: Impact of human gene annotations on RNA-seq differential expression analysis

  GENCODE GENCODE-Basic RefSeq RefSeq-Curated NONCODE
Release 31 31 109.20190607 109.20190607 5
# of genes 60603 60603 39280 28784 96308
# of transcripts 226882 108243 160796 73442 172216
Genomic coverage of exon regions 1 4.72% 3.88% 4.11% 2.81% 4.71%
Avg. # of transcripts per gene 3.74 1.79 4.09 2.55 1.79
Avg. percentage of unique exons per gene 2 85.5% 89.0% 70.4% 75.1% 95.7%
  1. 1 Non-coding gene loci included.
  2. 2 Average percentage of exons with distinct junctions for each gene.