Table II.

Overview of results from P. tricornutum EST program

No.%
Total ESTs sequenced997
No. of unique sequences81982.2
Redundant sequences17817.8
Average length (bp)303
Putatively identified genes19423.72-a
Unidentified genes62576.32-a
 No significant matches2-b 56669.12-a
 No matches at all in databases597.22-a
  • F2-a  Percentages of identified and unidentified genes in the unique sequences.

  • F2-b  No significant matches according to our filtering method (see “Materials and Methods”).