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Kleat – cleavage site analysis of transcriptomes

Kleat – cleavage site analysis of transcriptomes

In eukaryotic cells, alternative cleavage of 3′ untranslated regions (UTRs) can affect transcript stability, transport and translation. For polyadenylated (poly(A)) transcripts, cleavage sites can be characterized with short-read sequencing using specialized library construction methods. However, for large-scale cohort studies as ...

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De novo assembly of bacterial transcriptomes from RNA-seq data

De novo assembly of bacterial transcriptomes from RNA-seq data

A number of mature computational tools exist for both reference-based transcriptome assembly and de novo transcriptome assembly. However, most of the aforementioned tools were designed primarily for eukaryotic transcriptomes. Bacterial transcriptome assembly faces different challenges than eukaryotic transcriptome assembly. For ...

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Enabling large-scale next-generation sequence assembly with Blacklight

Enabling large-scale next-generation sequence assembly with Blacklight

A variety of extremely challenging biological sequence analyses were conducted on the XSEDE large shared memory resource Blacklight, using current bioinformatics tools and encompassing a wide range of scientific applications. These include genomic sequence assembly, very large metagenomic sequence assembly, ...

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A comparison of De novo short read sequence assemblers

A comparison of De novo short read sequence assemblers

The sequencing, de novo assembly and annotation of transcriptome datasets generated with next generation sequencing (NGS) has enabled biologists to answer genomic questions in non-model species with unprecedented ease. Reliable and accurate de novo assembly and annotation of transcriptomes, however, ...

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