New zebrafish developmental RNA-seq data in Ensembl

For our latest release (e87) we’ve produced annotations from some new embryonic zebrafish RNA-seq data using the Ensembl genebuild RNA-seq pipeline. The collection of new data we’re providing consists of gene sets and alignments for 18 separate embryonic developmental stages, from the single Continue reading New zebrafish developmental RNA-seq data in Ensembl

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 New Ensembl Pre! sites

LRG records in Ensembl: stable annotation of human genes

Why did my gene change? As a member of the Ensembl Outreach team, who is actively involved with training and user support, I often have to answer the question, “Why did the annotation of my favourite gene change?” There are Continue reading LRG records in Ensembl: stable annotation of human genes

Flagging the removed evidences of our databases

All gene annotations in Ensembl are supported by biological sequence alignments. These sequences used as supporting evidence are downloaded from public databases, for example UniProt and ENA, at the start of the gene annotation process. Public sequence databases are updated Continue reading Flagging the removed evidences of our databases