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 77 has been released!

Ensembl 77 has been released!

What’s new in e!77? Updated human gene set (GENCODE 21) Updated rat gene set including manual annotation from HAVANA New species: Vervet-African green monkey Imported Transcript Support Levels (TSLs) from UCSC for human and mouse Imported APPRIS flag for human and mouse Updated Amazon molly gene set Imported Transcript Support Continue reading