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The evolution of the Anopheles 16 genomes project

Neafsey, Daniel E
Christophides, George K
Collins, Frank H
Emrich, Scott J
Fontaine, Michael C
Gelbart, William
Hahn, Matthew W
Howell, Paul I
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Published in G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 2013, vol. 3, no. 7, p. 1191-4
Abstract We report the imminent completion of a set of reference genome assemblies for 16 species of Anopheles mosquitoes. In addition to providing a generally useful resource for comparative genomic analyses, these genome sequences will greatly facilitate exploration of the capacity exhibited by some Anopheline mosquito species to serve as vectors for malaria parasites. A community analysis project will commence soon to perform a thorough comparative genomic investigation of these newly sequenced genomes. Completion of this project via the use of short next-generation sequence reads required innovation in both the bioinformatic and laboratory realms, and the resulting knowledge gained could prove useful for genome sequencing projects targeting other unconventional genomes.
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NEAFSEY, Daniel E et al. The evolution of the Anopheles 16 genomes project. In: G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 2013, vol. 3, n° 7, p. 1191-4. doi: 10.1534/g3.113.006247 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:33012

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