Ensembl datacentre shut-down

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Update 30/08 1745h GMT Whilst the majority of Ensembl services have been restarted after the datacentre maintenance, we are still experiencing problems with: GRCh37 biomart ensembldb.ensembl.org Archive versions 74 (Dec 2013) to 78 (Dec 2014) Vega and Pre! We expect Continue reading Ensembl datacentre shut-down

What’s coming in Ensembl release 86

Ensembl 86 is scheduled for September 2016, highlights include: New mouse strains Annotated genome assemblies, variation data and comparative analyses of 16 different mouse strains will be included in Ensembl 86. Updated assemblies, gene sets and annotations Human: updated cDNA alignments and Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 86

GTEx eQTL data now in Ensembl!

GTEx eQTL data now in Ensembl!

As part of Ensembl 85, we are excited to introduce expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) data, through our partnership with the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project. The GTEx project has the goal of identifying the influence of genetics on tissue-specific gene Continue reading GTEx eQTL data now in Ensembl!

Ensembl Genomes 32 is out!

Ensembl Genomes 32 is out!

What’s new? Ensembl Plants now has an archive site, where we will keep selected previous releases of Ensembl Plants publicly available. The first release available on the archive site is release 31, and includes the previous assemblies for wheat and maize. Continue reading Ensembl Genomes 32 is out!

Find predicted CRISPR sites using Ensembl

Find predicted CRISPR sites using Ensembl

The CRISPR/Cas9 system has revolutionised scientific research over the last few years, offering an efficient method of genome editing. CRISPR/Cas9 utilises the cellular machinery used by bacteria to recognise and edit the DNA of invading viruses. It is formed of two key components: Continue reading Find predicted CRISPR sites using Ensembl

Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl

Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl

Continued HapMap variation data access through Ensembl NCBI have recently released plans to immediately retire their HapMap interface, however, data from the HapMap Project will continue to be freely accessible through Ensembl. There is lots of help and documentation as well as video tutorials to help Continue reading Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl