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Gene Copy-Number Polymorphism Caused by Retrotransposition in Humans

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Detecting retroCNVs using sequence reads.

a) RetroCNVs present in the reference genome are detected by searching for retrocopies in the reference that are absent from a sequenced individual, as revealed by paired-end reads spanning the location of the retroCNV and mapping too far apart from one another. b) RetroCNVs absent from the reference genome are detected by using paired-end reads to detect retroCNV insertion sites, and c) using reads that span exon-exon junctions but do not map to the reference genome.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003242.g001