Table 7 Comparison of assembly statistics from de novo (Velvet-Oases and Trinity) and reference (TopHat-Cufflinks) assemblers
Total no. of reads182,386,000182,386,000157,164,008
No. of initial transcripts601,915158,86375,237
No. of transcripts after removing isoforms43,81639,08453,632
Average size of transcript155411121310
Maximum transcript length26,06022,88716,681
Minimum transcript length10020194
No. of transcripts in N50134,41128,90118,762
% of transcripts annotated678487
No. of novel transcripts detected14,54054646700