HANDS: a tool for genome-wide discovery of subgenome-specific base-identity in polyploids

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  • Aziz Mithani
  • Eric J Belfield
  • Carly Brown
  • Caifu Jiang
  • Nicholas P Harberd

Colleges, School and Institutes


The analysis of polyploid genomes is problematic because homeologous subgenome sequences are closely related. This relatedness makes it difficult to assign individual sequences to the specific subgenome from which they are derived, and hinders the development of polyploid whole genome assemblies.


Original languageEnglish
Article number653
JournalBMC Genomics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2013