Retrotransposons are the major contributors to the expansion of the Drosophila ananassae Muller F element

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant #52007051; National Science Foundation grant #1431407


This file collection consists of the improved genomic sequences, gene annotations, and evidence tracks that were used by the analyses described in the manuscript “Retrotransposons are the major contributors to the expansion of the Drosophila ananassae Muller F element”. This study seeks to identify the factors that have contributed to the expansion of the D. ananassae F element (> 18.6Mb) compared to the D. melanogaster F element (~5.2 Mb). As part of this study, we performed manual sequence improvement and gene annotations of the D. ananassae F element and the base of the D element. The collection includes the D. ananassae gene annotations and additional notes in the Generic Feature Format Version 3 (GFF3) format. The collection also includes the MySQL database dump and the data files used to create the D. ananassae (Oct. 2015/DanaImproved) assembly on the GEP UCSC Genome Browser (available at http://gander.wustl.edu).

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Washington University in St. Louis

Dananassae_digital_data_README.docx (172 kB)
Details on the files in this collection

Dananassae_paper_author_list_v2.xlsx (31 kB)
List of GEP faculty and students who contributed to the D. ananassae project

Open_scholarship_Digital_Research_Materials_5_revisions.docx (78 kB)