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Research Project: MaizeGDB: Enabling Access to Basic, Translational, and Applied Research Information

Location: Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research

Title: Pan-genome data at MaizeGDB

item Cannon, Ethalinda
item Portwood, John
item HAYFORD, RITA - Orise Fellow
item GARDINER, JACK - University Of Missouri
item Woodhouse, Margaret
item Andorf, Carson

Submitted to: Maize Annual Meetings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/10/2023
Publication Date: 3/16/2023
Citation: Cannon, E.K., Portwood II, J.L., Hayford, R., Gardiner, J., Woodhouse, M.H., Andorf, C.M. 2023. Pan-genome data at MaizeGDB. Maize Annual Meetings. 66.

Interpretive Summary: N/A

Technical Abstract: The accessibility of pan-genome data, analyses, and research within Zea mays is becoming increasingly possible due to the increasing number of reference-quality genomes. MaizeGDB, the maize genetics and genomics database, now hosts over 50 reference-quality genomes including B73 and the 25 founder lines of the maize Nested Association Mapping (NAM) population. The latest addition of genomes is from the Pan-Androgonaceae sequencing and annotation project, which has enabled comparative research across multiple grass species. MaizeGDB is adopting and developing new software and methods for generating, accessing, and exploring pan-genome data. This poster will describe the new pan-genome section at the MaizeGDB website, pan-genome improvements to the genome browsers, and a powerful exploration tool, the Genome Context Viewer (GCV).