About this Research Topic
To address the need for annotation of farm animal genomes, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) Consortium was launched in 2015. Like other research consortia, FAANG is committed to sharing data rapidly and before publication for the benefit of the whole community (www.faang.org/data-share-principle), with data and metadata (standardized details on samples, laboratory and bioinformatic protocols applied) being collected in the FAANG Data Portal (data.faang.org).
The goal of this Research Topic is to add value to the FAANG community across different farm animal species and topics. We wish to solicit Original Research articles and Commentaries that address efforts to annotate farm animal genomes and inform genomic biology. This includes but is not limited to protocols, results, databases, computational tools, or standards to identify functional elements in both coding and non-coding regions of the genome.
In addition, submissions must be compliant with Frontiers data policy which can be viewed here: https://www.frontiersin.org/about/policies-and-publication-ethics#MandatoryDataRecommendedRepositories.
Keywords: genome annotation, regulatory elements, epigenetics, farm animals
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