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Table 3 Compression ratios of different tools on 8 FASTQ datasets

From: GTZ: a fast compression and cloud transmission tool optimized for FASTQ files

Dataset Compression ratio (%)
GTZ DSRC2 QUIP LW-FQZip Fqzcomp LFQC pigz
ERR233152 15.9 16.7 19 19 16.8 8 26.4
SRR935126 18.6 19.6 17.7 20.5 17.8 9.9 30.2
SRR489793 22.8 22.7 22.6 25.5 22.5 12.8 34.4
SRR801793 21.4 21.9 21.1 21.2 20.8 12.3 34.1
SRR125858 19.4 19.5 18.9 23.1 28.9 17.6 31
SRR5419422 12.8 13.9 10.9 12.5 12 ERROR 22
ERR1137269 12.2 13.4 12.8 14.3 11.9 ERROR 21.9
NA12878 (read 2) 19.8 24 20.4 TLE 19.9 TLE 24.7
avg 17.86 18.96 17.93 19.44 18.83 12.12 28.09
SD 3.87 3.97 4.07 4.64 5.60 3.62 5.05
CV 0.22 0.21 0.23 0.24 0.30 0.30 0.18
  1. The best results of all the tools are boldfaced