Chromosome Level Assembly of the Comma Butterfly (Polygonia c-album)

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dc.contributor.author Celorio-Mancera, Maria de la Paz
dc.contributor.author Rastas, Pasi
dc.contributor.author Steward, Rachel A.
dc.contributor.author Nylin, Soren
dc.contributor.author Wheat, Christopher W.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-21T10:26:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-21T10:26:01Z
dc.date.issued 2021-05
dc.identifier.citation Celorio-Mancera , M D L P , Rastas , P , Steward , R A , Nylin , S & Wheat , C W 2021 , ' Chromosome Level Assembly of the Comma Butterfly (Polygonia c-album) ' , Genome Biology and Evolution , vol. 13 , no. 5 , 054 . https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evab054
dc.identifier.other PURE: 166785937
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 7bc37182-df23-4f85-8d95-8ecd7b271103
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000661527400004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/332503
dc.description.abstract The comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album, Nymphalidae, Lepidoptera) is a model insect species, most notably in the study of phenotypic plasticity and plant-insect coevolutionary interactions. In order to facilitate the integration of genomic tools with a diverse body of ecological and evolutionary research, we assembled the genome of a Swedish comma using 10X sequencing, scaffolding with matepair data, genome polishing, and assignment to linkage groups using a high-density linkage map. The resulting genome is 373 Mb in size, with a scaffold N50 of 11.7 Mb and contig N50 of 11,2Mb. The genome contained 90.1% of single-copy Lepidopteran orthologs in a BUSCO analysis of 5,286 genes. A total of 21,004 gene-models were annotated on the genome using RNA-Seq data from larval and adult tissue in combination with proteins from the Arthropoda database, resulting in a high-quality annotation for which functional annotations were generated. We further documented the quality of the chromosomal assembly via synteny assessment with Melitaea cinxia. The resulting annotated, chromosome-level genome will provide an important resource for investigating coevolutionary dynamics and comparative analyses in Lepidoptera. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Genome Biology and Evolution
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject linkage map
dc.subject butterfly genome
dc.subject quantitative annotation assessment
dc.subject comparative genomics
dc.subject Polygonia c-album
dc.subject HOST-PLANT SPECIALIZATION
dc.subject LIFE-HISTORY
dc.subject TOOL
dc.subject ALIGNMENT
dc.subject 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
dc.title Chromosome Level Assembly of the Comma Butterfly (Polygonia c-album) en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Institute of Biotechnology
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evab054
dc.relation.issn 1759-6653
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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