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Table 1 Kiwi genome assembly characteristics and genomic features compared with other avian genomes (see Additional file 1: Table S4)

From: Kiwi genome provides insights into evolution of a nocturnal lifestyle

Species Size of assembly (Gb) N50 scaffolds (Mb) Heterozygous SNP rate per kb
Apteryx mantelli 1.59 4 1.5
Falco cherrug [17] 1.18 4.2 0.8
Falco peregrinus [17] 1.17 3.9 0.7
Taeniopygia guttata [9] 1.2 10.4 1.4
Ficedula albicolis [90] 1.13 7.3 3.03
Anas platyrhynchos [18] 1.1 1.2 2.61
Gallus gallus [8] 1.07 15.5 4.5
Meleagris gallopavo [91] 0.93 1.5 ~1.36