MINTIE: identifying novel structural and splice variants in transcriptomes using RNA-seq data
Publication Year 2021-10-22,Volume 22,Issue #1,Page 296
Journal Title
Genome Biology
Calling fusion genes from RNA-seq data is well established, but other transcriptional variants are difficult to detect using existing approaches. To identify all types of variants in transcriptomes we developed MINTIE, an integrated pipeline for RNA-seq data. We take a reference-free approach, combining de novo assembly of transcripts with differential expression analysis to identify up-regulated novel variants in a case sample. We compare MINTIE with eight other approaches, detecting > 85% of variants while no other method is able to achieve this. We posit that MINTIE will be able to identify new disease variants across a range of disease types.
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Blood Cells And Blood Cancer
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