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Sensitive, specific polymorphism discovery in bacteria using massively parallel sequencing.
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Authors||Nusbaum, C., Ohsumi TK, Gomez J., Aquadro J., Victor TC, Warren RM, Hung DT, Birren BW, Lander E. S., and Jaffe DB|
|Abstract||Our variant ascertainment algorithm, VAAL, uses massively parallel DNA sequence data to identify differences between bacterial genomes with high sensitivity and specificity. VAAL detected approximately 98% of differences (including large insertion-deletions) between pairs of strains from three species while calling no false positives. VAAL also pinpointed a single mutation between Vibrio cholerae genomes, identifying an antibiotic's site of action by identifying sequence differences between drug-sensitive strains and drug-resistant derivatives.|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Date Published (YYYY/MM/DD)||2009/01/01|