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Annotating conserved and novel features of primate transcriptomes using sequencing

Philipp Khaitovich

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Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 320 Yue Yang Road, 200031 Shanghai, China

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

Genome Biology 2010, 11:125  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-7-125

Published: 23 July 2010


Recent high-throughput sequencing of chimpanzee brain and liver transcriptomes published in Genome Biology reveals multiple transcripts lost in the human genome and highlights the incompleteness of primate genome annotations.

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