Table 2 Summary statistics for Sporolithon, Porolithon, Lithothamnion, and Lithophyllum de novo transcriptome assemblies.

From: De novo transcriptome assembly for four species of crustose coralline algae and analysis of unique orthologous genes

  Sporolithon Porolithon Lithothamnion Lithophyllum
Raw reads 81,176,680 87,281,439 66,119,011 64,651,990
Contigs, with Jaccard Clip 231,324 163,784 54,557 306,668
Contigs after CDHIT clustering 185,481 118,126 45,633 233,751
Mean length (bp) 589.1 584.72 693.59 498
N50 (bp) 862 788 1,147 602
RMBT% 95.22% 97.25% 98.68% 94.07%
GC% 42.42% 44.53% 49.02% 46.92%
  1. N50 statistic denotes the length of contigs which cover 50% of the transcriptome. RMBT% is the percentage of reads that mapped back to the transcriptome. GC% represents the percentage or content of guanine-cytosine within the transcriptome.