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Table 2 The nGASP test and training genomic regions.

From: nGASP – the nematode genome annotation assessment project

Type of nGASP region Criterion used for selecting region Coordinates in the C. elegans WS160 genome
Training High conservation, high gene density, autosomal II: 2000001–3000000
Training High conservation, high gene density, autosomal V: 9000001–10000000
Training High conservation, low gene density, autosomal III: 1000001–2000000
Training High conservation, low gene density, autosomal IV: 2000001–3000000
Training Low conservation, high gene density, autosomal I: 12000001–13000000
Training Low conservation, high gene density, autosomal V: 4000001–5000000
Training Low conservation, low gene density, autosomal I: 2000001–3000000
Training Low conservation, low gene density, autosomal II: 13000001–14000000
Training High conservation, low gene density, X-chromosome X: 3000001–4000000
Training High conservation, low gene density, X-chromosome X: 2000001–3000000
Test High conservation, high gene density, autosomal IV: 7000001–8000000
Test High conservation, high gene density, autosomal V: 12000001–13000000
Test High conservation, low gene density, autosomal IV: 1–1000000
Test High conservation, low gene density, autosomal I: 14000001–15000000
Test Low conservation, high gene density, autosomal V: 16000001–17000000
Test Low conservation, high gene density, autosomal II: 1–1000000
Test Low conservation, low gene density, autosomal IV: 14000001–15000000
Test Low conservation, low gene density, autosomal I: 1000001–2000000
Test High conservation, low gene density, X-chromosome X: 4000001–5000000
Test High conservation, low gene density, X-chromosome X: 8000001–9000000
  1. The ten 1-Mb regions of the C. elegans genome provided to the nGASP participants for training their gene-finders, and ten 1-Mb test regions in which they were asked to make gene predictions for the nGASP assessment.