Please note that the WS267 release of WormBase is now live. The complete release notes for WS267 can be viewed here. Some of the highlights include–
Trichuris muris update
Trinity assembled RNASeq reads from publicly available short read data at SRA have been added to Trichuris muris as additional track and alignments. In addition IsoSeq data from long-range PacBio data (provided by the Berriman lab), corrected by genome alignment has been used as additional source to build transcript models.
In addition the Trichuris muris ncRNA gene set has increased from 26 to 759 following the integration of data produced by the WormBase Parasite ncRNA prediction pipeline. These transcripts have been fully integrated with stable IDs and associated naming and meta data.
Gene descriptions for T. muris will be coming in the WS268 release of WormBase.
Brugia malayi update
New gene models provided by the Beech lab for Parasitology at the McGill University have been merged into the official gene set.