WormBase build WS285 contains an analysis refresh of the Brugia malayi genome, so – expect, for example, new and better homologs and expression data. Did you know that WormBase contains 9 species in addition to C. elegans? All of these species have unique manually curated data and gene models.
WormBase regularly gets data from leading stock centers such as the Caenorhabditis Genetics Center (CGC) and National Bioresource Project (NBRP) . Release WS285 contains an extra-large update, with more than 1,500 new strains imported from the CGC. Perhaps there is one that is the perfect study object for you?
WormBase ParaSite launches its new release 17 with an exciting list of new/updated genomes and new features:
- Integration of AlphaFold 3D protein structures for 8 species.
- Addition of 11 new genome assemblies of which 6 are new species.
- Annotation updates for 2 genomes.
- Gene-phenotype associations are now available in our FTP directory.
- Improvements in the way external gene synonyms are integrated and displayed.
- Deployment of WebApollo instances for more species to further facilitate community curation.
For more information please see the WormBase ParaSite blog.
Worm folks-check out the latest release of the Alliance of Genome Resources (Version 5.2.1) to access harmonized data across all the major model organisms. Lately, the Alliance has had an orthology data refresh and is using the latest version of the DRSC Integrative Ortholog Prediction Tool (DIOPT): Version 9. This version includes a data refresh from all orthology sources, the addition of the SonicParanoid algorithm, and the removal of both TreeFam and RoundUp data sources. For complete updates be sure to look at the Alliance News and Release Notes.
The 284th version of WormBase has been released, check out the release notes here which give you details about the data, data files and numbers in WS284.