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Release of Starterator version 1.2

| posted 15 Nov, 2019 21:24
This is to announce the release of Starterator version 1.2

This release has some graphical updates and incorporates cluster information into the text reporting. The cluster information can be particularly helpful for large complex phams but has little or no value for small phams comprised of a single cluster. The new version will be used to create all online pham reports starting with database version 233 which should be posted to the web based pham reports the afternoon of Nov 15th. For anyone still using the virtual machine the new version will be made available soon for download and update (details to be posted soon).

The main new features in this update:

1. Tracks now display only that region of the genes with starts, and, if the tracks are judged to be highly complex, the image is further zoomed in to show only the region surrounding called start sites
2. Tracks are now grouped by subcluster and the color of the track changes with each subcluster (Thanks for the idea go to Sally Molloy)
3. Cluster information of each phage is now added to the "Summary by Start" section (Thanks for the feature request go to Claire Rinehart)
4. A new "Summary by cluster" section has been added to give info on manual annotations specifically for each cluster found in the pham
5. Details on the number of manual annotations (MA's) for each start in a gene are now given in the "Gene information" section.

Also added to the whole phage report (available if you still run starterator in a VM):
6. A new summary table on the analysis of manual annotations of pham members and the degree of consensus with the annotated start.
7. Simplified reporting focusing on the relevant results for the phage in the whole phage report
8. Support for parsing of the "CDS function" file exported from Pecaan when using the whole unphamerated phage analysis
| posted 16 Nov, 2019 13:00
WooHoo! Thanks Chris.
| posted 21 Nov, 2019 16:20
Awesome Chris–Thanks!
| posted 10 Dec, 2019 22:20
you're a genius Chris!
| posted 11 Dec, 2019 01:44
Been using it, and it's great!

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