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Table 4 Assembly statistics for initial drafts and assisted assemblies for the 8× assembly of P. falciparum HB3, which has severe cloning bias

From: Assisted assembly: how to improve a de novo genome assembly by using related species

  P. falciparum HB3 - 8× assembly
  Initial draft Assisted
Bases assembled (%) 85.6 93.4
Total contig length (Mb) 19.8 23.5
N50 contig (kb) 13.7 15.4
N50 scaffold gapped (kb) 17.0 48.8
N50 scaffold ungapped (kb) 16.8 47.5