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

Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!

Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!

What’s new in Ensembl Genomes 31? There are legs and tentacles everywhere in this release of Ensembl Metazoa, as ten new species scuttle, swim and slither into our databases. From the Antarctic midge to the California two-spot octopus, the new species illustrate the diversity of Continue reading Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!

Ensembl 84 has been released!

Ensembl 84 has been released!

What’s new in e84: Human: Incorporation of BLUEPRINT Epigenome data and methylation data Pairwise Linkage Disequilibrium (LD) calculation on LD variant page Track hub registry interface Transcript haplotype view Incorporation of BLUEPRINT Epigenome data BLUEPRINT is a large scale research Continue reading Ensembl 84 has been released!

What’s coming in Ensembl release 84

Ensembl 84 is scheduled for March 2016 and includes: Updated gene sets and annotations Human: Incorporation of Blueprint epigenome data and methylation data Mouse: update to GENCODE M9 annotation Zebrafish: updated gene set, including manually annotated HAVANA annotation and RNAseq data update Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 84