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Table 4 Data before and after compression

From: A highly parallel strategy for storage of digital information in living cells

Data Size of file (bytes) Size of tar archive (bytes) Length of encoded DNA (bp) Rate
Cat.jpg 10,387 12,288 106,968 0.459
Flat file 10,340 11,776 1792 26.286
Random data 10,240 12,288 112,044 0.439
Centromere 11,001 12,800 35,200 1.454
Cat-big.jpg 105,359 107,008 1,082,584 0.395