Detection of Chromothripsis in Plants

Chromothripsis is a relatively newly discovered phenomenon in plants, a situation in which a part of the genome is dramatically reorganized, akin to certain cancerous cells in humans. It has so far gone unrecognized, partially for the lack of methods to detect it. In this protocol, we present a simple method for the detection and characterization of chromothripsis in plant genomic data.

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