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Aethina tumida genome assembly Atum_1.0 (GCF_001937115.1)


Resource Type
Genome Assembly
Aethina tumida genome assembly Atum_1.0 (GCF_001937115.1)
Program, Pipeline, Workflow or Method Name
Sparse assembler (ILLUMINA reads) followed by SPARC (error-corrected PacBio reads)
Program Version
Data Source
Source Name
: SAMN06036204
Source URI
Evans JD, McKenna D, Scully E, Cook SC, Dainat B, Egekwu N, Grubbs N, Lopez D, Lorenzen MD, Reyna SM, Rinkevich FD, Neumann P, Huang Q. Genome of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida, Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a worldwide parasite of social bee colonies, provides insights into detoxification and herbivory.. GigaScience. 2018 12 01; 7(12).

Data source:
Geo location: USA, Beltsville, MD, 39.0391019,-76.8815947
Tissues/Life stage included: larvae
Sex: Pooled
Strain: BRL

Assembly methods:

1,173,425,522 Illumina DNA reads (100 base-pairs per read, >500x) and 1,235,055 PacBio reads (average read length = 6795 base-pairs, > 50x) used in a hybrid assembly; Sparse assembler (ILLUMINA reads) followed by SPARC (error-corrected PacBio reads).