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Phage annotation guide: Guidelines for assembly and high-quality annotation

Turner, Dann; Adriaenssens, Evelien M.; Tolstoy, Igor; Kropinski, Andrew M.


Evelien M. Adriaenssens

Igor Tolstoy

Andrew M. Kropinski


All sequencing projects of bacteriophages (phages) should seek to report an accurate and comprehensive annotation of their genomes. This article defines 14 questions for those new to phage genomics that should be addressed before submitting a genome sequence to the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration or writing a publication.


Turner, D., Adriaenssens, E. M., Tolstoy, I., & Kropinski, A. M. (2021). Phage annotation guide: Guidelines for assembly and high-quality annotation. PHAGE Therapy, Applications, and Research, 2(4), 170-182.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Nov 22, 2021
Online Publication Date Dec 16, 2021
Publication Date Dec 1, 2021
Deposit Date Mar 25, 2022
Publicly Available Date Mar 25, 2022
Journal PHAGE: Therapy, Applications, and Research
Print ISSN 2641-6530
Electronic ISSN 2641-6549
Publisher Mary Ann Liebert
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2
Issue 4
Pages 170-182
Keywords bacteriophages, phages, genome annotation, genomics, phage taxonomy
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