Statistical Analysis of Accessory Genome

  • Miguel D. Fernández-de-Bobadilla
  • Teresa M. Coque
  • Val F. Lanza
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 2075)


AcCNET (Accessory genome Constellation Network) is a Perl application to determine the variation of content in any genomic unit (e.g., bacterial genomes, plasmids, and transposons) within large datasets. It provides functional information that can be handled and visualized interactively as a bipartite network. In this chapter, we explain how to perform a statistical analysis of AcCNET data.

Key words

AcCNET Accessory genomes Genomes Plasmids Network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel D. Fernández-de-Bobadilla
    • 1
  • Teresa M. Coque
    • 2
    • 3
  • Val F. Lanza
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyRamón y Cajal Universitary Hospital (IRYCIS)MadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyRamón y Cajal Research Institute (IRYCIS)MadridSpain
  3. 3.CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health(CIBERESP)MadridSpain
  4. 4.Bioinformatics UnitRamón y Cajal Universitary Hospital (IRYCIS)MadridSpain

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