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A whole-genome assembly of the domestic cow, Bos taurus

Aleksey V Zimin1, Arthur L Delcher2, Liliana Florea2, David R Kelley2, Michael C Schatz2, Daniela Puiu2, Finnian Hanrahan2, Geo Pertea2, Curtis P Van Tassell3, Tad S Sonstegard3, Guillaume Marçais1, Michael Roberts1, Poorani Subramanian1, James A Yorke1 and Steven L Salzberg2*

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1 Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA

2 Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA

3 Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 10300 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:R42  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-4-r42

Published: 24 April 2009

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Additional data file 1:

Table S1 lists the number of RefSeq genes mapped to each of the two assemblies at varying levels of coverage; Table S2 lists the summary statistics for the initial, unimproved assembly of B. taurus.

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Additional data file 2:

A PDF showing alignments between the UMD2 and BCM4 assemblies for all 30 chromosomes.

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