JCVI: Analysis of the Mouse Transcriptome Based on Functional Annotation of 60,770 Full-length CDNAs
 
 
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Okazaki, Y., Furuno, M., Kasukawa, T., Adachi, J., Bono, H., Kondo, S., Nikaido, I., Osato, N., Saito, R., Suzuki, H., Yamanaka, I., Kiyosawa, H., Yagi, K., Tomaru, Y., Hasegawa, Y., Nogami, A., Schonbach, C., Gojobori, T., Baldarelli, R., Hill, D. P., Bult, C., Hume, D. A., Quackenbush, J., Schriml, L. M., Kanapin, A., Matsuda, H., Batalov, S., Beisel, K. W., Blake, J. A., Bradt, D., Brusic, V., Chothia, C., Corbani, L. E., Cousins, S., Dalla, E., Dragani, T. A., Fletcher, C. F., Forrest, A., Frazer, K. S., Gaasterland, T., Gariboldi, M., Gissi, C., Godzik, A., Gough, J., Grimmond, S., Gustincich, S., Hirokawa, N., Jackson, I. J., Jarvis, E. D., Kanai, A., Kawaji, H., Kawasawa, Y., Kedzierski, R. M., King, B. L., Konagaya, A., Kurochkin, I. V., Lee, Y., Lenhard, B., Lyons, P. A., Maglott, D. R., Maltais, L., Marchionni, L., McKenzie, L., Miki, H., Nagashima, T., Numata, K., Okido, T., Pavan, W. J., Pertea, G., Pesole, G., Petrovsky, N., Pillai, R., Pontius, J. U., Qi, D., Ramachandran, S., Ravasi, T., Reed, J. C., Reed, D. J., Reid, J., Ring, B. Z., Ringwald, M., Sandelin, A., Schneider, C., Semple, C. A., Setou, M., Shimada, K., Sultana, R., Takenaka, Y., Taylor, M. S., Teasdale, R. D., Tomita, M., Verardo, R., Wagner, L., Wahlestedt, C., Wang, Y., Watanabe, Y., Wells, C., Wilming, L. G., Wynshaw-Boris, A., Yanagisawa, M., Yang, I., Yang, L., Yuan, Z., Zavolan, M., Zhu, Y., Zimmer, A., Carninci, P., Hayatsu, N., Hirozane-Kishikawa, T., Konno, H., Nakamura, M., Sakazume, N., Sato, K., Shiraki, T., Waki, K., Kawai, J., Aizawa, K., Arakawa, T., Fukuda, S., Hara, A., Hashizume, W., Imotani, K., Ishii, Y., Itoh, M., Kagawa, I., Miyazaki, A., Sakai, K., Sasaki, D., Shibata, K., Shinagawa, A., Yasunishi, A., Yoshino, M., Waterston, R., Lander, E. S., Rogers, J., Birney, E., Hayashizaki, Y.

Analysis of the Mouse Transcriptome Based on Functional Annotation of 60,770 Full-length CDNAs

Nature. 2002 Dec 05; 420(6915): 563-573.

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Abstract

Only a small proportion of the mouse genome is transcribed into mature messenger RNA transcripts. There is an international collaborative effort to identify all full-length mRNA transcripts from the mouse, and to ensure that each is represented in a physical collection of clones. Here we report the manual annotation of 60,770 full-length mouse complementary DNA sequences. These are clustered into 33,409 'transcriptional units', contributing 90.1% of a newly established mouse transcriptome database. Of these transcriptional units, 4,258 are new protein-coding and 11,665 are new non-coding messages, indicating that non-coding RNA is a major component of the transcriptome. 41% of all transcriptional units showed evidence of alternative splicing. In protein-coding transcripts, 79% of splice variations altered the protein product. Whole-transcriptome analyses resulted in the identification of 2,431 sense-antisense pairs. The present work, completely supported by physical clones, provides the most comprehensive survey of a mammalian transcriptome so far, and is a valuable resource for functional genomics.