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A whole-genome shotgun approach for assembling and anchoring the hexaploid bread wheat genome

Overview of attention for article published in Genome Biology (Online Edition), January 2015
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Title
A whole-genome shotgun approach for assembling and anchoring the hexaploid bread wheat genome
Published in
Genome Biology (Online Edition), January 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13059-015-0582-8
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Authors

Jarrod A Chapman, Martin Mascher, Aydın Buluç, Kerrie Barry, Evangelos Georganas, Adam Session, Veronika Strnadova, Jerry Jenkins, Sunish Sehgal, Leonid Oliker, Jeremy Schmutz, Katherine A Yelick, Uwe Scholz, Robbie Waugh, Jesse A Poland, Gary J Muehlbauer, Nils Stein, Daniel S Rokhsar

Abstract

Polyploid species have long been thought to be recalcitrant to whole-genome assembly. By combining high-throughput sequencing, recent developments in parallel computing, and genetic mapping, we derive, de novo, a sequence assembly representing 9.1 Gbp of the highly repetitive 16 Gbp genome of hexaploid wheat, Triticum aestivum, and assign 7.1 Gb of this assembly to chromosomal locations. The genome representation and accuracy of our assembly is comparable or even exceeds that of a chromosome-by-chromosome shotgun assembly. Our assembly and mapping strategy uses only short read sequencing technology and is applicable to any species where it is possible to construct a mapping population.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 2%
France 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 279 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 76 26%
Researcher 72 24%
Student > Master 21 7%
Other 19 6%
Student > Doctoral Student 18 6%
Other 49 17%
Unknown 41 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 196 66%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 37 13%
Computer Science 9 3%
Arts and Humanities 1 <1%
Unspecified 1 <1%
Other 6 2%
Unknown 46 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 41. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 24 January 2019.
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#830,747
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Outputs from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#653
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#12,146
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Outputs of similar age from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#3
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