More updates on Saccharomyces resequencing project at Sanger

I’ve paraphrased an email sent by David Carter to folks interested in Saccharomyces resequencing project.

The latest version of the SGRP data is on the web site and ftp site. This release is somewhat provisional, and motivated more by the fact that we have a paper deadline coming up than by any claim to finality. It should be quite a bit better than what was there before, but doesn’t have a correct treatment of transposons.

You can get the data by starting here:
http://www.sanger.ac.uk/Teams/Team71/durbin/sgrp/datadoc.shtml

There is also a new version of the browser:
http://www.sanger.ac.uk/Teams/Team71/durbin/sgrp/browser.shtml

There are a few new features in the browser which [David] is going to document over the next couple of days.

Major new features of the data are that there should be much better consistency between alignments; Solexa/Illumina data has been incorporated for the strains that had it; and the S. paradoxus alignments are based on a new assembly that created a few weeks ago and which covers about 95% of the genome; a description is at
http://www.sanger.ac.uk/Teams/Team71/durbin/sgrp/spara_assembly.shtml

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