[ensembl-dev] species names

Dan Staines dstaines at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Jun 27 13:54:09 BST 2012

Can you give us an example of what you'd like to do? If you're using the 
Ensembl API, the Registry should be capable of resolving names for you, 
and the full list of Ensembl Genomes (i.e. non-chordate) species is here:

On 06/27/2012 11:41 AM, jonathan myles wrote:
> Hi
> Sorry, this is such an elementary one that I'm really  embarrassed
> that I can't find it in the documentation
> For a given species, eg mycosphaerella graminicola, how do I find the
> precise string which represents that species for querying the ENSEMBL
> or compara databases?
> Thank you
> Jonathan
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