Description and Methods
This track shows gene annotations from the Vertebrate Genome Annotation (Vega)
database. Annotations are divided into two subtracks from the
Vega Human Genome Annotation project:
- Vega Protein-Coding and Non-Coding Gene Annotations
- Vega Annotated Pseudogenes and Immunoglobulin Segments
The following information is an excerpt from the
Vertebrate Genome Annotation home page:
"The Vega database
is designed to be a central repository for high-quality, frequently updated
manual annotation of different vertebrate finished genome sequence.
Vega attempts to present consistent high-quality curation of the published
chromosome sequences. Finished genomic sequence is analysed on a
clone-by-clone basis using
a combination of similarity searches against DNA and protein databases
as well as a series of ab initio gene predictions (GENSCAN, Fgenes).
The annotation is based on supporting evidence only."
"In addition, comparative analysis using vertebrate datasets such as
the Riken mouse cDNAs and Genoscope Tetraodon nigroviridis Ecores
(Evolutionary Conserved Regions) are used for novel gene discovery."
Display Conventions and Configuration
This track follows the display conventions for
type (and other details) may be found by clicking on the transcript
identifier which forms the outside link to the Vega transcript details page.
Further information on the gene and transcript classification may be found
Thanks to Steve Trevanion at the
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
for providing the GTF and FASTA files for the Vega annotations. Vega
acknowledgements and publications are listed