What’s coming in Ensembl release 79

Ensembl 79 is scheduled for March 2015. Highlights include: Updated gene sets and annotations Human GENCODE release 22 (GRCh38.p2): An updated version of the GENCODE gene set, which combines Havana’s manual annotation and Ensembl’s evidence-based automatic annotation, will be released Assembly Continue reading

New Ensembl Pre! sites

New Ensembl Pre! sites

The Ensembl Pre! site has been updated for four species: zebrafish (Danio rerio), rat (Rattus norvegicus), sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) and fugu (Takifugu rubripes). Sperm whale is a new species to Ensembl. Our main site already displays earlier assemblies for fugu, zebrafish Continue reading

Ensembl Genomes release 25 is out!

Ensembl Genomes release 25 is out!

Highlights New fruitfly assembly BDGP6 New bread wheat assembly, including the BAC assembly of chromosome 3B New variation datasets for barley New assemblies and gene annotation for two plant pathogens Sequences from RNAcentral against selected genomes Variation data in barley We’ve added Continue reading

Ensembl Genomes release 24 is out!

Ensembl Genomes release 24 is out!

We have just released the latest update of Ensembl Genomes. The highlights of our new release are: New Genomes Ensembl Metazoa Zootermopsis nevadensis Ensembl Bacteria 4,310 new genomes: 20,254 genomes in total, including bacteria and archaea New Data Ensembl Plants Barley Continue reading