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

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 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!

Second update of the Ensembl GRCh37 site

The second update of the GRCh37 archive site has now been released. Some of the data imports and updates for this release include: dbSNP144 human data including data from the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC) Public HGMD data (version 2015.2) Phenotype Continue reading Second update of the Ensembl GRCh37 site

What’s coming in Ensembl release 82

Ensembl 82 is scheduled for September 2015 and includes: Updated gene sets and annotations Human variation data updates to dbSNP (144) including variants from the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC) Mouse: updated to GENCODE M7 annotation Zebrafish: RNASeq data from developmental stages Other Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 82