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Table 4 Comparison of the 96 barcoded BAC 454 assemblies without and with scaffolding by Illumina MPs.

From: Sequencing of BAC pools by different next generation sequencing platforms and strategies

contigs and scaffolds without scaffolding with scaffolding Fold change
Average [bp] 7,546 11,161 1.5
Maximum [bp] 89,835 114,443 1.3
L501[bp] 21,694 53,258 2.5
L80 [bp] 7,392 22,695 3.1
L90 [bp] 3,784 7,644 2.0
N502 157 67 0.4
N80 418 161 0.4
N90 616 244 0.4
  1. 1 Length of the contig such that using equal or longer contigs produces 50% of the overall assembly length;
  2. 2 Number of largest contigs such that their bases produce 50% of the overall assembly length.