Questions tagged [annotation]
The process of connecting a sequence of nucleotide to its function or special features. For example, annotating a genome consists in finding where the genes are, the promoters, enhancers, special repetitive sequences that might have a structural roles, telomeres. It also consists in attaching a function to these genomic sequences. Some bioinformatics tools exist to annotate genomes. For example, prokka is a tool to annotate bacterial genomes.