What’s coming in Ensembl release 75

Ensembl 75 is scheduled for release in February 2014. Highlights for the coming release include:

New web features

  • New integrated Tools interface for BLAST and VEP
  • A link to individual exons will now be available in the Region in Detail
  • Highlighting of the current feature can now be disabled

Updated gene sets and annotations

  • Zebrafish gene set will be updated to include manual annotation from Havana
  • RNASeq data for mouse will be added
  • Caenorhabditis elegans reference annotation will be updated to Wormbase WS240
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae assembly will be renamed from EF4 to R54-1-1 and liftover mapping will be added

Variation data imports and updates

  • Human phenotype data will be updated
  • HGMD-PUBLIC data will be updated from release 2013.9 with regulatory data for human
  • Mouse phenotype data from IMPC (International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium) will be imported
  • The latest sequence variants from dbSNP build 139 for dog, horse, opossum, platypus and zebra finch will be imported.
  • Variation data for turkey from dbSNP build 139 will be added
  • Variation citations will be updated from EPMC and UCSC

For more details on the declared intentions, please visit our Ensembl admin site. Please note that these are intentions and are not guaranteed to make it into the release.