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Table 1 A comparison of the quality of material expected from the Celera Drosophila sequence to that achieved for use in assembly

From: Bioinformatics 2000

Description Expectation Final result
Shotgun coverage 10x 14.6x
Basepairs/read 500 551
Reads in pairs 70% 72%
Insert length distance +/-3% variation +/-3% variation
False positive rate on mate pairs <1% <0.34%
Map-coverage (BAC pairs) 15x 13.18x
Long-to-short ratio 1-4 1-1.32