Ensembl Genomes Release 11

The Ensembl Genomes Project is pleased to announce release 11 of Ensembl Genomes.

This release contains 7 new genomes.  Main highlights are:

* Software migration to Ensembl 64

* Cross-references to PHI-base, a database of pathogen-host interactions, added to genomes in Ensembl Protists

* Mycosphaerella graminicola and Phaeosphaeria nodorum (major wheat pathogens), along with Tuber melanosporum (symbiotic Perigord Truffle) included in Ensembl Fungi

* Three new genomes in Ensembl Plants: Glycine max (soybean), the spikemoss Selaginella moellendorffii and the green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardti, along with updates to the Oryza glaberimma (African rice) genome and to the gene models of Vitis vinifera (grape)

* Amphimedon queenslandica (demosponge) included in Ensembl Metazoa, along with updated gene models for Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila pseudoobscura.