New Release of WormBase: WS283

WormBase has been updated to the newest release of the site and data, WS283. This is the final release for 2021. Full details are available in the release notes.

Of particular note, we’ve added the first batch of whole gene deletions generated by the Rougvie, Moerman, Hutter and Sternberg labs, expanded our handling of NBRP tm deletion alleles, and refined the presentation of variations.

Please note that there has been a decrease in the number of gene descriptions (-6852) in this release of WormBase; a bug resulted in descriptions with empty sentence templates in genes for which no known protein domains were found.

Non-C. elegans worms no longer display orthologs for human, mouse, and rat; these data are available in Wormbase ParaSite (eg.

The next release of WormBase (WS284) is scheduled for April 2022.

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