Xenopus laevis Genome Project

The Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog) J strain draft genome assembly was produced by the National Institute of Genetics (NIG).

Assembly Information

Assembly version (XenVis 2.0) was constructed from Illumina reads using the SOAPdenovo (version 1.05).

Assembly Statistics
Assembler Gap Closing Total # of Scaffolds Scaffold N50 Contig N50 Longest Rate of 'N' %GC
SOAPdenovo off 2.63Gb 18,709 809 Kb 4.6 Kb 5.57 Mb 10.2 % 39.4 %
SOAPdenovo on 2.62Gb 18,651 805 Kb 10.9 Kb 5.57 Mb 6.5 % 39.5 %
* The statistics are calculated using scaffolds/contigs larger than 1kb.
Data Set
Lib. Type Ins. Size # of Reads # of Bases
Paired End 207 bp 1,004 M 105 Gb
Paired End 425 bp 672 M 78 Gb
Paired End 900 bp 695 M 60 Gb
Mate Pair 1,387 bp 188 M 15 Gb
Mate Pair 3,762 bp 188 M 15 Gb
Mate Pair 9,850 bp 239 M 18 Gb