[ensembl-announce] Ensembl Genomes Release 16 Intentions

Dan Staines dstaines at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Aug 28 13:23:03 BST 2012

Dear all,

Please find attached a summary of our intentions for release 16 of 
Ensembl Genomes, due out on 23rd October 2012. Please note these are 
intentions and are therefore not guaranteed to be completed for October.

These can also be viewed online at:

Best regards,

Dan Staines, on behalf of the Ensembl Genomes team.

Ensembl Genomes Release 16 Intentions

- Release scheduled for 23rd October 2012
- Update to Ensembl 69 software
- Update of pan homology comparative genomics database to include latest 
versions of genomes from Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes

- No significant update planned

- New data
Addition of Fusarium oxysporum variation database based on sequencing of 
23 different strains from the SRA
- Updated data
-- Puccinia graminis
--- Import descriptions and gene names from Broad (where available)
--- Add missing InterPro annotations
--- Update ncRNA stable identifiers
-- Add repeat features to Botryotinia fuckeliana
-- Update Aspergillus contig names to use INSDC identifiers
-- Updated BioMarts

- Updated data
-- Add repeat features to Albugo laibachii
-- Protein features for Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis, Plasmodium 
falciparum and Tetrahymena thermophila
-- Minor bugfixes for comparative genomics database
-- Updated BioMarts

- New genomes
-- Nasonia vitripennis (parasitic wasp)
-- Anopheles darlingi (American malaria mosquito)
- Updated genomes
-- update Drosophila melanogaster to FlyBase 5.46
--- updated gene models
--- updated variation consequences
--- updated array mapping
-- correction to Anopheles gambiae variation database to permit use of 
LD and transcript displays
-- updated Caenorhabditis japonica gene models and assembly
-- updated Caenorhabditis brenneri gene models and assembly
-- updated Caenorhabditis remanei gene models and assembly
-- updated Pristionchus pacificus cross-references
- New data
-- Variation dataset for Anopheles gambiae from insecticide resistance 
study from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
- Updated data
-- Updated comparative genomics
--- Peptide
--- Drosophilids DNA
--- Worm DNA
--- Mosquito DNA
-- Updated BioMarts

- New genomes
-- Hordeum vulgare (barley)
-- Solanum tuberosum (potato)
- Updated genomes
-- Updated gene models for Glycine max (soybean)
- New data
-- Updated and improved Triticum aestivum (wheat) homoeologous SNPs and 
'gene space' assembly alignments to Brachypodium distachyon (purple 
false brome)
-- New EST alignments for Physcomitrella patens (moss)
-- New repeats feature annotation for Selaginella moellendorffii (lycopod)
-- New variation dataset for Sorghum bicolor (sorghum)
- Updated data
-- Update to peptide and DNA comparative genomics
-- Clean up of non-translating genes in Vitis vinifera (grape)
-- Updated BioMarts

Dan Staines, PhD               Ensembl Genomes Technical Coordinator
EMBL-EBI                       Tel: +44-(0)1223-492507
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus   Fax: +44-(0)1223-494468
Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK         http://www.ensemblgenomes.org/

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