Ensembl Genomes release 22 is out!

We have just released the latest update of Ensembl Genomes.
The highlights of this release are:

New genomes


Wild rice, plant pathogens and peach are some of our new genomes

Ensembl Plants

Amborella trichopoda
Prunus persica (peach)
Oryza (rice) genomes

Ensembl Protists

Bigelowiella natans
Pythium (plant pathogens) genomes

Ensembl Metazoa

Onchocerca volvulus

Ensembl Bacteria

1,246 additional genomes (11,010 genomes now represented in total)

New data

Ensembl Plants

Whole genome alignments
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Polyphoid view and whole genome alignments in wheat (genomes A, B and D)

EST alignments
  • Prunus persica
  • wheat EST against bread wheat and its progenitors
Sorghum bicolor variation data based on the SAP panel (Morris et. al. 2013)
Homoeologous genes between the wheat component A, B and D genomes

Updated data

Ensembl Fungi

  • Latest annotations for S. pombe from PomBase
  • GO annotation projected from S. cerevisiae and S. pombe to all species

Ensembl Metazoa

  • Latest EST-based genes for many species
  • Removal of haplotype regions in Anopheles gambiae
  • Peptide comparative genomes

Ensembl Plants

  • Updated UniGene alignments in T. aestivum against its progenitors
  • Peptide comparative genomes

Get in touch if you have any questions or comments.

The Ensembl Genomes team.