Sunday, October 25, 2020

PAG PacBio Workshop: New long-read pig assemblies could spur improved breeding programs

Alan Archibald compares two new de novo PacBio pig genome assemblies to a previously released draft genome, finding significant improvement that could be important for breeding programs. In one example, he shows chromosome 1, which was split into more than 9,000 contigs in the draft genome, is now represented in just 10 contigs.

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