Controlled vocabulary for /linkage_evidence qualifier

This page contains the current definition, format and controlled vocabularly for linkage_evidence qualifier.

The page has been created on Ocober 9, 2013.


Qualifier: /linkage_evidence=

Definition: type of evidence establishing linkage across an assembly_gap.

Only allowed to be used with assembly_gap features that have a /gap_type 

value of “within scaffold”, “repeat within scaffold” or “contamination”;

Please note if /gap-type=”contamination”, /linkage_evidence must be used and the value of /linkage_evidence must be



Value format: “pcr”, “paired-ends”, “align genus”, “align xgenus”, “align trnscpt”, “within clone”, “clone contig”, “map”, “strobe”,

“proximity ligation”, “unspecified” 



/linkage_evidence=”within clone” 

Comment: This qualifier is used only for assembly_gap features and its values are

controlled by the AGP Specification version 2.0: