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Supplemental Information

Supplementary File 1

Example GenomeHubs commands and configuration files to mirror and import into an Ensembl site

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2401v2/supp-1

Supplementary File 2

The entire script to extract CDS and domain counts from the Ensembl Perl API (Figure 2; Table 1)

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2401v2/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Richard J Challis wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper, conceived, designed, wrote, documented and tested the pipeline.

Sujai Kumar wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper, designed, wrote and tested the pipeline.

Lewis Stevens contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper, contributed documentation, tested the pipeline.

Mark Blaxter wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

All project-specific code is available under the genomehubs github organisation at Docker containers are available at Further details and links to additional code used are available at the project web site


This work was funded by a Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Tools and Resources fund award (BB/K020161/1, BB/K019945/1, BB/K020129/1). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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