Table 3

Summary of assemblies using shotgun sequence data generated in parallel to 16S rRNA gene sequences

LibraryNo. of reads (×106)No. of bases (×106 bp)No. of contigs (≥500 bp each)N50a (×103 bp)Reads that mapped to contigs (%)
Clostridium clostridioforme D41.4436031737.8897
C. clostridioforme CIP1102491.5438032343.8096
Mock community2.4060031,9461.4666
Human feces5.791,45027,3211.0049
  • a The contig length where all contigs of that length or longer contain more than 50% of the bases found across all contigs.