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Table 1 Distribution and analysis of flax ESTs in the 13 libraries

From: Gene expression analysis of flax seed development

Tissue library Number of ESTs sequenced Number after cleaning Number masked % Trashed Max length (nt) Median length (nt)
GE 29,038 28,125 27,792 4% 830 631
HE 37,360 36,349 36,207 3% 1618 624
TE 40,412 39,700 39,236 3% 950 556
CE 20,514 20,209 20,131 2% 835 560
ME 28,856 28,131 27,859 3% 1,021 627
EN 22,383 22,128 22,079 1% 813 576
GC 21,245 20,976 20,897 2% 828 588
TC 20,916 20,529 20,468 2% 834 637
ES 12,193 11,791 10,804 11% 992 751
LE 15,125 14,468 12,091 20% 1,004 705
FL 6,498 5,735 5,160 21% 1,056 515
ST 12,181 11,783 11,324 7% 971 749
PS 7,557 7,231 7,224 4% 996 605
Total 274,278 267,155 261,272 5% 1,618 613
  1. Minimum cut-off length for EST analysis was 80 nucleotides.