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Table 1 Comparison of sequence databases

From: A verification protocol for the probe sequences of Affymetrix genome arrays reveals high probe accuracy for studies in mouse, human and rat

Database No. of mismatches No. of gaps No. of nucleotides
RefSeq 2026 690 2291664
UniGene Unique 2076 717 2286979
NIA 337 703 1915516
  1. Comparison with the genomic sequence of all entries of 1000 randomly selected genes that each has an entry in each of the three messenger databases. The summed number of mismatches, gaps and nucleotides for these 1000 genes is given.