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Evaluation of Three Automated Genome Annotations for Halorhabdus utahensis

  • Peter Bakke,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Nick Carney,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Will DeLoache,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Mary Gearing,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Kjeld Ingvorsen,

    Affiliation: Microbiology, Department of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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  • Matt Lotz,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jay McNair,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Pallavi Penumetcha,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Samantha Simpson,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Mathematics, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Laura Voss,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Max Win,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Mathematics, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Laurie J. Heyer,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • A. Malcolm Campbell mail

    macampbell@davidson.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: July 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006291

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Gene length in Fig.3

Posted by ZheMicrobe on 23 Oct 2010 at 06:19 GMT

Please check, it seems no clear indication of values in Gene length for Fig.3. It is probably not mandatory for comparing patterns, but it is better to indicate these values for more informative presentation.

No competing interests declared.

RE: Gene length in Fig.3

mcampbell replied to ZheMicrobe on 23 Oct 2010 at 14:00 GMT

ZheMicrobe:
You are right, posting the sizes would be more informative. The sizes cover the full range of all genes from the very smallest on the left to the biggest on the right.

The comparison tool was produced by the students and they did not think to put in a set of labels to quantify the sizes at regular intervals. Thank you for this helpful suggestion on a way to improve the comparison tool.
Malcolm Campbell

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