Table 1Top 20 organisms in dbEST (as of March 7, 2002)

OrganismESTs
Homo sapiens (human)4,070,035
Mus musculus (mouse)2,522,776
Rattus norvegicus (rat)326,707
Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly)255,456
Glycine max (soybean)234,900
Bos taurus (cow)230,256
Danio rerio (zebrafish)197,630
Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog)197,565
Caenorhabditis elegans (nematode)191,268
Lycopersicon esculentum (tomato)148,338
Zea mays (maize)147,658
Medicago truncatula (barrel medic)137,588
Arabidopsis thaliana (thale cress)113,330
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii112,489
Hordeum vulgare (barley)104,803
Oryza sativa (rice)104,284
Sus scrofa (pig)103,321
Anopheles gambiae (mosquito)88,963
Ciona intestinalis (sea squirt)88,742
Sorghum bicolor (sorghum)84,712

From: Chapter 21, UniGene: A Unified View of the Transcriptome

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