Question: find pseudogenes for a new genome annotation
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2.5 years ago by
qwzhang060170
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qwzhang060170 wrote:

Hello:

Recently, we assembled a new rodent species and did the genome annotation. We found several gene families are under expansion in the new species. We want to check whether the gene copies in the expanded gene families are pseudogenes or not. I looked at the PseudoPipe (i.e., an automated pseudogene identification pipeline). But it seems I need to provided the functional protein sequences and it will identify pseudogenes in the intergenic regions.

I feel it is not what I want. Firstly, I am not sure whether the annotated genes are really function or not. Secondly, I want to check whether the annotated genes are pseudogenes or not (not looking for pseudogenes in the intergenic regions).

Do anyone have any suggestions on this?

Many thanks

pseudogenes • 1.0k views
ADD COMMENTlink written 2.5 years ago by qwzhang060170

See the post below.

How To Predict Pseudogenes In A Genome

There are several useful suggestions inside.

And also this article.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3174933/

MACSE: Multiple Alignment of Coding SEquences Accounting for Frameshifts and Stop Codons

ADD REPLYlink modified 2.5 years ago • written 2.5 years ago by natasha.sernova3.7k
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