[ensembl-announce] Ensembl Genomes Release 17 Intentions

Dan Staines dstaines at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Nov 12 15:08:39 GMT 2012

Dear all,

Please find attached a summary of our intentions for release 17 of 
Ensembl Genomes, due out on 29th January 2013. Please note these are 
intentions and are therefore not guaranteed to be completed for January.

These can also be viewed online at:

Best regards,

Dan Staines, on behalf of the Ensembl Genomes team.

- Release scheduled for 29th January 2013
- Update to Ensembl 70 software
- Update of pan homology comparative genomics database to include latest 
versions of genomes from Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes
- Reorganised options in BioMart to improve usability

- New genomes
-- Giardia lamblia
- Updated data
-- Updated peptide comparative genomics
-- Updated DNA alignments for Plasmodia
-- Updated BioMarts

- Updated genomes
-- Anopheles gambiae updated gene models
-- Drosophila pseudoobscura (FlyBase version 2.30)
-- Drosophila simulans (FlyBase version 1.4)
-- Tribolium castaneum (Fix missing linkage group; latest gene set from 
BeetleBase, 2012-09-24)
- Updated data
-- Updated cross-references for all Drosophila species
-- Updated peptide comparative genomics
-- Updated BioMart

- New data
-- Hordeum vulgare (barley) variation and transcriptomics data to be added.
-- Triticum aestivum (wheat) ESTs added in the syntenic context of 
-- Enable the assembly converter tool for Arabidopsis thaliana and Vitis 
vinifera (grape).
-- Additional DNA alignments to be added between several plant species.
- Updated data
-- Updated 'unlocalised' chromosomes for Hordeum vulgare using arm -- 
sorted survey sequences.
-- Selenocysteine updates for Chlamydomonas reinhardtii protein 

- New genomes
-- Komagataella (Pichia) pastoris
-- Sporisorium reilianum
-- Pyrenophora teres f. teres
-- Pyrenophora tritici-repentis
-- Glomerella graminicola
- Updated genomes
-- Botryotinia fuckeliana (new assembly)
-- Schizosaccharomyces pombe (latest data from PomBase)
- New data
-- Melampsora larici-populina EST alignments
-- Botryotinia fuckeliana EST alignments
-- Leptosphaeria maculans EST alignments
-- DNA comparative alignments of Pyrenophora spp.
-- RNASeq data for Mycosphaerella graminicola
- Updated data
-- Updated peptide comparative genomics
-- Updated BioMarts

- No significant updates planned.

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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