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Research Article

Genome Assembly Has a Major Impact on Gene Content: A Comparison of Annotation in Two Bos Taurus Assemblies

  • Liliana Florea mail,

    florea@umiacs.umd.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Alexander Souvorov,

    Affiliation: National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Theodore S. Kalbfleisch,

    Affiliation: Center for Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Steven L. Salzberg

    Affiliation: Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: June 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021400

About the Authors

Liliana Florea, Steven L. Salzberg
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
Alexander Souvorov
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Theodore S. Kalbfleisch
Center for Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: florea@umiacs.umd.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLS LF. Performed the experiments: LF AS TSK. Analyzed the data: LF AS TSK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LF AS TSK. Wrote the paper: LF SLS.