Question: VISTA annotation file
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3.2 years ago by
dovi60 wrote:

Hi all,

I am using VISTA (, in particular genomeVISTA tool) to align two genomes and browse the alignment. However I am not able to properly add the annotation file. I have added to the reference genome a gff file (as far as I know is a valid format for VISTA), but I don't see the genes on the browser. Does someone knows if the gff needs something special or does someone has an example of input annotation file for VISTA?

Thank you

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 18 months ago by swati70 • written 3.2 years ago by dovi60
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19 months ago by
yang10 wrote:

hello have you got your annotation file for mvista? I also want to know how to prepare the input file , I got my annotation file from online browser DOGMA. Thank you very much

ADD COMMENTlink written 19 months ago by yang10
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3.0 years ago by
lessismore890 wrote:

Hey man, follow exactly the istructions ( I suggest you to format your file like the examples they give, which is not gff. They say they accept it but not sure about which version (it can also be gff2, it's an old tool!). So my final advice is to stick to these examples, which worked for me.

For example:

< 106481 116661 gene1 
106481 106497 utr 
107983 108069 exon 
109884 110033 exon 
111865 112023 exon 

> 39424 42368 gene2 
39424 39820 exon 
41401 42368 exon

> 77817 81088 gene3
77817 78820 utr 
79538 80107 exon
ADD COMMENTlink written 3.0 years ago by lessismore890
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18 months ago by
swati70 wrote:

@Yang I downloaded annotation files from DOGMA but mVISTA didn't accept this format. How did you do that can you please explain ?

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