Table 3.

Characteristics of yellow perch control and estrogen liver libraries and ESTs

ControlEstrogen
Average library insert size1,201 bp1,355 bp
Total no. of ESTs ≥100 bp3,7193,546
Average sequence length710 bp689 bp
No. of cDNA contigs364319
No. of cDNA singletons883791
% Redundancy66.568.7
No. (%) of sequences with no significant (E <10−5) BLASTX or BLASTN hit425 (11.4%)408 (11.5%)
  • EST, expressed sequence tag.