TABLE 7

Independent estimates of gene density yield one gene per 4 kb

ReferencePresent
cosmid
name
FGSC
cosmid
name
No. of
genes or
transcripts
Coverage
(kb)
Gene
density
(kb/gene)
DNA sequence
Bean et al. (2001)aX137G08G06G0811343.1
This studyH123E02H123E0213443.4
Chromosome walks and transcriptional analyses
Patel et al. (1982)11423.8
Randall and
    Metzenberg (1998)
X147C10G16C109303.3
Wan et al. (1997)b;X111H09X05H09261204.6
    T. SchmidhauserX122D12X16D12
    (personal communication)X111F07X05F07
X143C10G12C10
Total702703.9
  • a http://gene.genetics.uga.edu under “activities” under “sequencing” under “detailed sequencing strategy.”

  • b The 120-kb region with 26 transcripts is reported in Figures 2 and 3 in Wan et al. (1997).