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OrthoFinder: solving fundamental biases in whole genome comparisons dramatically improves orthogroup inference accuracy

Overview of attention for article published in Genome Biology (Online Edition), August 2015
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

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Title
OrthoFinder: solving fundamental biases in whole genome comparisons dramatically improves orthogroup inference accuracy
Published in
Genome Biology (Online Edition), August 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13059-015-0721-2
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Authors

David M. Emms, Steven Kelly

Abstract

Identifying homology relationships between sequences is fundamental to biological research. Here we provide a novel orthogroup inference algorithm called OrthoFinder that solves a previously undetected gene length bias in orthogroup inference, resulting in significant improvements in accuracy. Using real benchmark datasets we demonstrate that OrthoFinder is more accurate than other orthogroup inference methods by between 8 % and 33 %. Furthermore, we demonstrate the utility of OrthoFinder by providing a complete classification of transcription factor gene families in plants revealing 6.9 million previously unobserved relationships.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 6 <1%
United States 5 <1%
Brazil 5 <1%
France 3 <1%
Spain 3 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Other 7 <1%
Unknown 1380 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 362 26%
Researcher 234 17%
Student > Master 208 15%
Student > Bachelor 160 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 56 4%
Other 155 11%
Unknown 239 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 570 40%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 391 28%
Computer Science 43 3%
Environmental Science 23 2%
Immunology and Microbiology 20 1%
Other 80 6%
Unknown 287 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 40. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 August 2021.
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#778,622
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Outputs from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#646
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#11,215
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Outputs of similar age from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#1
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