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Old 10-06-2009, 10:14 PM   #2
sklages
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The N50 contig size is a weighted median value and defined as
the length of the smallest contig S in the sorted list of all
contigs where the cumulative length from the largest contig to
contig S is at least 50% of the total length.

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Sven
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