BioProject PRJEB12600 | Data Source BANG | Taxonomy ID 2305860
About Caenorhabditis uteleia
Caenorhabditis uteleia (formerly Caenorhabditis sp. 31) was formally described by Stevens et al. in 2019. C. uteleia is notable for unusual morphological novelty compared with other known members of the genus. It reproduces through males and females. The species type isolate was collected from a rotting fruit in Madre de Dios, Peru, in 2013.
Genome Assembly & Annotation
Short-insert Illumina reads were assembled using Velvet. The resulting contigs were scaffolded with Trinity-assembled transcripts using SCUBAT2. The assembly is described in full in Stevens et al., 2019.
The annotation presented here corresponds to the v1 annotation retrieved from caenorhabditis.org in March 2020. Gene models were predicted using BRAKER, guided by RNAseq, as described in Stevens et al., 2019.
- Stevens L, Félix MA, Beltran T, Braendle C, Caurcel C, Fausett S, Fitch D, Frézal L, Gosse C, Kaur T, Kiontke K, Newton MD, Noble LM, Richaud A, Rockman MV, Sudhaus W, Blaxter M. Comparative genomics of 10 new <i>Caenorhabditis</i> species. Evol Lett, 2019;3(2):217-236
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