Ellen Popodi

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Background Discordant read pairs [1,2] – those deviating either from expected insert size range or correct relative orientation – have served as vital clues to identifying structural variants (SV) in genomes. Collecting discordant read pairs is the first step in SV detection and is often done by sequence alignment. When there are repetitive elements, such(More)
Next-generation sequencing techniques are now commonly used to characterize structural variations (SVs) in population genomics and elucidate their associations with phenotypes. Many of the computational tools developed for detecting structural variations work by mapping paired-end reads to a reference genome and identifying the discordant read-pairs whose(More)
A majority of large-scale bacterial genome rearrangements involve mobile genetic elements such as insertion sequence (IS) elements. Here we report novel insertions and excisions of IS elements and recombination between homologous IS elements identified in a large collection of Escherichia coli mutation accumulation lines by analysis of whole genome shotgun(More)
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