[ensembl-announce] Ensembl Genomes Release 9

Jeff Almeida-King jeff at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Apr 19 15:15:26 BST 2011

The Ensembl Genomes Project is pleased to announce release 9 of Ensembl 
Genomes <http://www.ensemblgenomes.org/>

The main highlights of this release are:

* Software migration to Ensembl 62

* 2 new genomes added to Ensembl Protists 
<http://protists.ensembl.org/index.html>, the plant pathogen /Pythium 
ultimum /and the kinetoplastid parasite/ Leishmania

* /3 new ascomycete genomes added to Ensembl Fungi 
<http://fungi.ensembl.org/index.html>. /Fusarium oxysporum, //Gibberella 
moniliformis, ///a pathogenic fungus that
   causes ear and stalk rot in maize //and /Gibberella zeae, 
/responsible for headblight disease in wheat.
   Also, for protists, a complete new build for /Saccharomyces 
cerevisiae/ to reflect the latest assembly from SGD 

* African rice genome, /Oryza glaberrima/, added to Ensembl Plants 

* /Daphnia pulex, /the most common species of water flea and the first 
crustacean to be sequenced, has been added to Ensembl 
Metazoa <http://metazoa.ensembl.org/index.html>/. /The /Anopheles 
gambiae /gene set has also been updated to reflect the latest Vectorbase 
<http://www.vectorbase.org/> release. //
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