Questions tagged [annotation]

The process of attaching contextual information to a biomolecular (DNA, RNA, or protein) sequence, such as the location of genes, promoters, or repeats in genomic DNA, or the function of a protein.

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How can I use annotations to remove variants not relevant to cancer risk?

I currently have ~180 whole germlines and around 10M SNPs/indels. I would like to build a predictive model using Machine Learning (ML) techniques to predict cancer risk according to these germline ...
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How to calculate overlapping genes between two genome annotation versions

I have two annotations of the same genome generated with different annotation pipelines. I want to identify overlapping gene models. An important feature of this genome is that there are many 'genes ...
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Feature annotation: RefSeq vs Ensembl vs Gencode, what's the difference?

What are the actual differences between different annotation databases? My lab, for reasons still unknown to me, prefers Ensembl annotations (we're working with transcript/exon expression estimation)...

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