In summary, the first Unigene Set (generated on January 29, 2001) consisted of 6,900 contigs with at least two members of ESTs. Around 20,000 ESTs remained as singletons. The second round of contig assembly was carried out on April 1, 2002 with 77,022 ESTs. They were assembled into 11,758 contigs with the result that 18,903 remained as singletons. Althogher, the number of Triticeae Unigenes is now at 30,661. The lastest assembly done on January 8, 2003 including 115,510 ESTs and assembly results gave 18,876 contigs and 23,034 singletons, or 41,910 Unigenes.
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