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Criteria for reference quality genomes
What criteria must the data meet before we consider the genome to be of reference quality and release the whole-genome sequence on the ATCC Genome Portal?

The ATCC bacterial whole-genome sequencing workflow is an optimized methodology designed to achieve complete, circularized (when biologically appropriate) bacterial genomic elements by using a five-step, hybrid assembly technique. Each step is accompanied by rigorous quality control methods and criteria to ensure that the data proceeding to the next step are the highest quality possible. Only the data that pass all quality control criteria are published on the ATCC Genome Portal.

If you want to know all the details about this process, please read our technical document that explains our approach.

Date Created09/13/2019 01:27 PM
Date Updated09/30/2019 01:34 PM

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