Ensembl Genomes Release 5

The Ensembl Genomes Project is pleased to announce release 5 of Ensembl Genomes.

The main highlights of this release are:

  • Software migration to Ensembl 58
  • Total of 6 new bacterial genomes for Escherichia/Shigella and Staphylococcus collections for Ensembl Bacteria; pairwise alignments added for all collections.

  • 2 new genomes, Phaeodactylum tricornutum and Thalassiosira pseudonana, for Ensembl Protists; pairwise alignments added.

  • Pristionchus pacificus genome from Wormbase and updates to the Drosophilia variation database added to Ensembl Metazoa.

  • Updates to the variation databases for A.thaliana, O.sativa japonica and V.vinifera in Ensembl Plants.

For further details regarding this release please visit:
http://ensemblgenomes.org/releases/release5_notes


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