Drosophila elegans

Overview

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. elegans 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


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Feature Summary
The following features are currently present for this organism
Feature TypeCount
CDS58,628
mRNA14,918
Gene14,918
Contig N50
214270
Scaffold N50
1713827
Number Of Genes
14918
Image Credit
Nicolas Gompel.</a> <a href="http://gompel.org/wp-content/gallery/drosophilidae/Drosophila-elegans-HK-iso1-genome-male-1x125-dorsal-enhanced.jpg">View Source.</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/">CC BY-NC-SA 3.0</a>

Assembly Information

Analysis Name Drosophila elegans genome assembly Dele_2.0 (GCF_000224195.1)
Software Celera Assembler v. 6.1; BWA v. 0.6.0; Samtools v. 0.1.14; GATKv. 1.1-9; Indel_call_and_upgrade.pl v. 1.0 (NA)
Source SAMN00715014
Date performed 2013-03-04
Materials & Methods Chen, Z.X., Sturgill, D., Qu, J., Jiang, H., Park, S., Boley, N., Suzuki, A.M., Fletcher, A.R., Plachetzki, D.C., FitzGerald, P.C., et al. (2014). Comparative validation of the D. melanogaster modENCODE transcriptome annotation. Genome research 24, 1209-1223.

Statistics

Assembly Metrics
Contig N50 214270
Scaffold N50 1713827
GC Content 38.84