Data from: Single molecule sequencing resolves the detailed structure of complex satellite DNA loci in Drosophila melanogaster

Daniel Emerson Khost, Danna G. Eickbush & Amanda M. Larracuente
Highly-repetitive satellite DNA (satDNA) repeats are found in most eukaryotic genomes. SatDNAs are rapidly evolving and have roles in genome stability and chromosome segregation. Their repetitive nature poses a challenge for genome assembly and makes progress on the detailed study of satDNA structure difficult. Here we use single-molecule sequencing long reads from Pacific Biosciences (PacBio) to determine the detailed structure of all major autosomal complex satDNA loci in Drosophila melanogaster, with a particular focus on...
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