Table 1. Overgo probes applied to monocots
Taxon Genome coverage No. of BACs No. of overgos tested Scored Worked No. of BACs anchored Average no. of anchors per BAC
Zea mays 12.7× 221,184 2,623 2,623 2,161 85,437 0.39
SP 9.0× 55,296 7,573 7,143 5,683 148,758 2.69
SB cv. BT×623 11.0× 73,728 6,470 6,349 5,147 139,434 1.89
O. sativa cv. Nipponbare 20.0× 73,728 2,297 2,297 1,590 29,064 0.39
Saccharum spp. Cv. R570 14×* 92,160 5,974 5,574 4,639 80,535 0.87
Banana 6.0× 36,864 1,276 1,276 679 13,059 0.35
Total 571,392 30,607 26,200 19,899 476,254 0.83
  • Data are available at: www.plantgenome.uga.edu/bacman/BACManwww.php. The SB library is from cultivar BTX623. Others are as cited in the text.

  • * The sugarcane BAC library contains ≈14× coverage of the basic chromosome set, which equates to ≈1.3× coverage of each locus in the dodecaploid source cultivar