Tursiops truncatus

Genome assembly: Ttru_1.4 (GCA 000151865.2)

This release features the second assembly of the bottlenosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus, GCA_000151865.2) which became available in January 2012. The assembly comprises 240900 toplevel sequences, all of which are unplaced scaffolds (from 554613 contigs). The N50 of the contigs is 11.8 kb and the N50 of the scaffolds is 109 kb. The N50 size is the length such that 50% of the assembled genome lies in blocks of the N50 size or longer.

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

This preview site includes alignments of 136 dolphin proteins and 22444 dolphin cDNAs. Preliminary gene annotation in dolphin has been generated by alignments of Ensembl human translations from Ensembl release 73 (September 2013). Of 20721 Ensembl human proteins, 16222 aligned with a percent identity > 50% and coverage > 50%. Ab initio gene predictions and alignments of sequences from UniProt, UniGene and the ENA vertebrate RNA collection are also provided.

Genome statistics

Assembly: Ttru_1.4, Oct 2011
Database version: 75
Base Pairs: 2,332,406,929
Golden Path Length: 2,551,980,185
Genscan gene predictions: 69,157

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