Question: Plotting Exons Of A Transcript Using Bioconductor Genomegraphs
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gravatar for Tonig
6.8 years ago by
Tonig420
Tonig420 wrote:

Hi, I was looking the list but there was no response to my questions: How do I plot the exons of a specific transcript of my gene in question using Bioconductor Genographs package?

library(GenomeGraphs)
library(biomaRt)

mart <- useMart(biomart = "ensembl", dataset = "hsapiens_gene_ensembl")

#getting the gene

gene <- makeGene(id = "ENSG00000171988",type = "ensembl_gene_id", biomart = mart)
gdPlot(gene)

I know to plot the gene, but how can i do to plot an specific transcript, let's say ENST00000399262 in order to view the exons?

Thanks in advance

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gravatar for Malachi Griffith
6.8 years ago by
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA
Malachi Griffith17k wrote:

In addition to the reference manual, the user guide / vignette offers some nice tips. I was curious what the result would look like for the answer provided by @Michael. For anyone else interested, this script (GenomeGraphsExample.R) contains a complete example and creates the images shown below. I generated @Michael's two examples and an additional one with more annotation of a gene locus and its alternative transcripts.


Figure 1. All exons of the gene, followed by a specified transcript

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Figure 2. All exons of the gene, followed by all transcripts

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Figure 3. A different gene. This time the chromosome ideogram is included, the gene region is highlighted in red, the gene and transcript structures are displayed, exon 2 is highlighted, a main title is added, each track is labeled individually, and the transcript IDs are provided. alt text

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gravatar for Michael Dondrup
6.8 years ago by
Bergen, Norway
Michael Dondrup45k wrote:

Have a look at section 2.2 of the manual:

2.2 Adding alternative transcripts To add alternative transcripts you rst have to create a Transcript object. Note that the order of the objects in the list determines the order in the plot.

> transcript <- makeTranscript(id = "ENSG00000095203", type="ensembl_gene_id", biomart = mart)
> gdPlot(list(gene, transcript))

This works with the example gene ids but needs a change with your transcript id. To use your transript id you have to change type to "ensemble_transcript_id" like so:

mart <- useMart("ensembl", dataset="hsapiens_gene_ensembl")
gene <- makeGene(id = "ENSG00000171988",type = "ensembl_gene_id", biomart = mart)
transcript <- makeTranscript(id = "ENST00000399262", type="ensembl_transcript_id", biomart = mart)
gdPlot(list(gene, transcript))
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