Compara (faqs)

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How are orthologs and paralogs defined?

The VectorBase putative orthologs and paralogs are determined using the Ensembl homology prediction pipeline.

Answer: 

The VectorBase putative orthologs and paralogs are determined using the Ensembl homology prediction pipeline. Drosophila melanogaster is included in these predictions.

Downloads of comparative data

The comparative data in VectorBase is available for download in bulk; because the data is often spread across many files, the downloads are provided as compressed 'tar' archives. There are two sources of comparative data, gene trees and whole genome alignments.

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The comparative data in VectorBase is available for download in bulk; because the data is often spread across many files, the downloads are provided as compressed 'tar' archives. There are two sources of comparative data, gene trees and whole genome alignments.

Gene tree coloring

Taxonomic-based Coloring

Answer: 

Taxonomic-based Coloring

How to visualise syntenic regions

We don't have a separate display for visualising these regions as chromosome blocks as for the moment, only one species (Anopheles gambiae) has it's whole genome assigned to chromosomes.


Answer: 

We don't have a separate display for visualising these regions as chromosome blocks as for the moment, only one species (Anopheles gambiae) has it's whole genome assigned to chromosomes.


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