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Table 1 Assemblies in the NCBI RefSeq Databases in August 2015 [1] and in September 2021 (counts taken on September 8th, 2021)

From: EvalDNA: a machine learning-based tool for the comprehensive evaluation of mammalian genome assembly quality

Taxonomic Group NCBI RefSeq Aug. 2015 NCBI RefSeq Feb. 2019
Archaea 414 1,154
Bacteria 34,514 223,471
Fungi 167 403
Plants 62 132
Mammals 94 165
All 40,390 (for 12,964 species) 237,740 (for 70,374 species)
  1. The ‘All’ taxonomic group contains viruses and viroids, invertebrates, and protists in addition to the groups listed here. The total assemblies and species counts for Sept. 2021 were determined from the ‘assembly_summary_refseq.txt’ file located at ‘ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genomes/ASSEMBLY_REPORTS/’