Strain-specific and pooled genome sequences for populations of Drosophila melanogaster from three continents

Bergman, Casey M. and Haddrill, Penelope R (2015) Strain-specific and pooled genome sequences for populations of Drosophila melanogaster from three continents. F1000Research, 4 (31).

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    Abstract

    To contribute to our general understanding of the evolutionary forces that shape variation in genome sequences in nature, we have sequenced genomes from 50 isofemale lines and six pooled samples from populations of Drosophila melanogaster on three continents. Analysis of raw and reference-mapped reads indicates the quality of these genomic sequence data is very high. Comparison of the predicted and experimentally-determined Wolbachia infection status of these samples suggests that strain or sample swaps are unlikely to have occurred in the generation of these data. Genome sequences are freely available in the European Nucleotide Archive under accession ERP009059. Isofemale lines can be obtained from the Drosophila Species Stock Center.