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Table 2 Turtle transcriptomic sequence datasets analyzed in this study

From: Population genomics of the endangered giant Galápagos tortoise

Species Family Ind Tissue 454 Illu. Contigsa N50 ORFb Ref.c
C. nigra Testudinidae 5 Blood yes yes 80,693 685 10,929 (1), (2)
C. carbonaria Testudinidae 1 Blood no yes 11,324 536 1,236 (1)
M. leprosa Geoemydidae 1 Blood no yes 10,199 576 1,439 (1)
E. orbicularis Emydidae 10 Blood yes yes 68,096 720 10,503 (3)
T. scripta Emydidae 3 Blood, brain yes yes 27,235 667 3,383 (3), (4)
C. caretta Cheloniidae 1 Blood yes no 31,135 509 5,142 (2)
P. hilarii Chelidae 1 Blood yes no 45,060 563 8,066 (2)
  1. aNumber of contigs of length >200 bp.
  2. bNumber of ORF of length >100 codons.
  3. c(1): this study; (2) Chiari et al. [22]; (3) Gayral et al. [23]; (4) Tzika et al. [24].