New assembly, reannotation and analysis of the Entamoeba histolytica genome reveal new genomic features and protein content information.

New assembly, reannotation and analysis of the Entamoeba histolytica genome reveal new genomic features and protein content information.

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Authors: Lorenzi HA, Puiu D, Miller JR, Brinkac LM, Amedeo P, Hall N, Caler EV
Title: New assembly, reannotation and analysis of the Entamoeba histolytica genome reveal new genomic features and protein content information.
Citation: PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 2010-06-15; 4.6: e716.
Abstract:
In order to maintain genome information accurately and relevantly, original genome annotations need to be updated and evaluated regularly. Manual reannotation of genomes is important as it can significantly reduce the propagation of errors and consequently diminishes the time spent on mistaken research. For this reason, after five years from the initial submission of the Entamoeba histolytica draft genome publication, we have re-examined the original 23 Mb assembly and the annotation of the predicted genes.
PMID: 20559563