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Table 3 Scaffold, contig and gap statistics for the three assemblies

From: Finishing a whole-genome shotgun: Release 3 of the Drosophila melanogastereuchromatic genome sequence

  WGS1 WGS2 WGS3
Number of scaffolds 816 2,198 2,775
Total Mb spanned 122.92 133.47 137.6
Total Mb of sequence 119.52 129.12 132.94
N50 scaffold length (Mb) 10.70 14.26 13.68
Number of gaps 2,926 5,319 4,936
Number of intra-scaffold gaps 2,110 3,121 2,161
Mean contig length (kb) 40.8 24.3 26.9
Mean gap length (bp) 1,611 1,395 2,190