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Table 2 Statistics of assembly for the final set of contigs: total size of contigs, shortest and largest contigs, mean and median contig size and the N50 contig length are expressed in base pairs

From: Whole body transcriptomes and new insights into the biology of the tick Ixodes ricinus

Statistic Assembly
Number of contigs 179,316
Total size of contigs (bp) 130,913,381
Shortest contig (bp) 301
Longest contig (bp) 20,233
Number of contigs > 0.5 kbp 79,235
Number of contigs > 1 kbp 29,911
Number of contigs > 10 kbp 19
Mean contig size (bp) 730
Median contig size (bp) 461
N50 contig size (bp) 875