Question: (Closed) How to classify TEs into the two TE classes?
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Hello all. I have a Transposable element bed file. it contains a list TEs in the format below; I want to split this bed file into two seperate beds with one containing class I TEs and the other class II TEs. In my understanding, class I TEs are retroelements while class two TEs are DNA associated mobile elements. so what I did was filter out all the IDs with DNA and made that my class two bed. then the rest of the file were left as class I. I then used this for my downstream experiment to find small RNAs associated with this TEs. I am not sure if the way I seperated the TEs was right and I need help. Thanksin advance.

Bf_V2_1     19934   20000   +   CR1-45_BF           LINE/CR1       
Bf_V2_1     20796   20869   +   EnSpm-N1_BF         DNA/EnSpm      
Bf_V2_1     20954   21153   -   Jockey-1_BF         LINE/Jockey    
Bf_V2_1     21148   21206   -   bf_rep_30           Unknown        
Bf_V2_1     21577   22285   +   Harbinger-N3_BF     DNA/Harbinger
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This is more of a question on biology, i.e., on how to classify TEs. Please try another forum, like Biology StackExchange.

ADD REPLYlink written 21 months ago by Kevin Blighe60k

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