Question: MUGSY not able to perform alignment ?
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9 months ago by
sunnykevin9710 wrote:

Here, I tried to align Chr24 of much closer genomes of elephants it is able to generate a MAF. But, I was expecting an alignment that is gene by gene, and only including the coding regions. CMD

./mugsy --directory /home/Downloads/mugsy/mugsy_x86-64-v1r2/ --prefix mychr  /home/Documents/chr24/chr24.fa /home/Documents/chr24/testReadGroups.bam_CHr24_GATK1.vcf.fa /home/Documents/chr24/test1_Ddedup_2_ReadGroups_chr24.bam_GATK.vcf.fa

The output looks like this, not able to interpret the result.

##maf version=1 scoring=mugsy
a score=1512771 label=1 mult=3

Mugsy, can handle sequences from closely related genomes. Is their any other alignment tools which generates alignment in MAF (Multiple alignment format). And which are able to align much more distant genomes ?


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ADD COMMENTlink modified 9 months ago by WouterDeCoster41k • written 9 months ago by sunnykevin9710

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ADD REPLYlink written 9 months ago by WouterDeCoster41k

From the manual:

Mugsy is a multiple whole genome aligner.

Mugsy aligns whole chromosomes / genomes, it won't output a gene by gene alignment. If you want a gene by gene alignment, you should look at orthology software - but you have to predict the genes first.

ADD REPLYlink modified 9 months ago • written 9 months ago by h.mon27k
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