MitoBamAnnotator: A web-based tool for detecting and annotating heteroplasmy in human mitochondrial DNA sequences

Ilia Zhidkov, Tal Nagar, Dan Mishmar, Eitan Rubin

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Abstract

The use of Next-Generation Sequencing of mitochondrial DNA is becoming widespread in biological and clinical research. This, in turn, creates a need for a convenient tool that detects and analyzes heteroplasmy. Here we present MitoBamAnnotator, a user friendly web-based tool that allows maximum flexibility and control in heteroplasmy research. MitoBamAnnotator provides the user with a comprehensively annotated overview of mitochondrial genetic variation, allowing for an in-depth analysis with no prior knowledge in programming.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)924-928
Number of pages5
JournalMitochondrion
Volume11
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2011

Keywords

  • Annotation
  • Heteroplasmy
  • Mitochondrial DNA
  • Next generation sequence

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