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Table 1 Results of a physical mapping of the Ae. aegypti genome

From: Genomic composition and evolution of Aedes aegyptichromosomes revealed by the analysis of physically mapped supercontigs

Mapping parameters Number (percentage)
Number of BAC clone 500
FISH results suitable for mapping 468 (94%)
Assigned supercontigs 294
Assigned to chromosome 1 70 (23%)
Assigned to chromosome 2 142 (48%)
Assigned to chromosome 3 82 (29%)
Mapped portion of the genome 624 Mb (45%)
  1. BAC, bacterial artificial chromosome; FISH, fluorescent in situ hybridization.