Drosophila biarmipes


As part of the Drosophila modENCODE project, the Baylor College of Medicine is studying the comparative genomics of eight additional species of Drosophila: biarmipes, bipectinata, elegans, eugracillis, ficusphila, kikkawai, rhopaloa, and takahashii.

Please cite the following publication when using the D. biarmipes genome and annotations:
Chen, Z. X., Sturgill, D., Qu, J., et al. Comparative validation of the D. melanogaster modENCODE transcriptome annotation. Genome research, 2014, 24(7), 1209-1223. doi: 10.1101/gr.159384.113

Organism Image
Feature Summary
The following features are currently present for this organism
Feature TypeCount
Contig N50
Scaffold N50
Number Of Genes
Image Credit
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Assembly Information

Analysis Name Whole genome assembly of Drosophila biarmipes provided by the Baylor College of Medicine
Software Baylor College of Medicine genome assembly pipeline (NA)
Source OregonR_resequencing
Date performed 2013-07-30
Materials & Methods

From http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/AFFD00000000.2/:

This is an upgrade of the Dbia_1.0 assembly using illumina reads to fix indels and other improvements using BWA, samtools etc. Not a traditional assembler.

Assembly Method:

Celera Assembler v. 6.1; BWA v. 0.6.0; Samtools v. 0.1.14; GATK v. 1.1-9; Indel_call_and_upgrade.pl v. 1.0

Assembly Name: Dbia_2.0

Genome Coverage: 186.9x

Sequencing Technology: llumina; 454


Assembly Metrics
Contig N50 436543
Scaffold N50 3129048
GC Content 39.35