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Micoletzkya japonica

BioProject PRJEB27334 | Data Source Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology | Taxonomy ID 1250332

About Micoletzkya japonica

The species Micoletzkya japonica is a free-living nematode, of interest as a comparator to a model organism Pristionchus pacificus.

Genome Assembly & Annotation


The assembly was created using Illumina reads, as described by Prabh et al. (2018)


The version of the annotation presented here (live since release 16) represents an update to that described in Prabh et al., 2018, and was submitted directly to WormBase ParaSite by the authors.

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyMicoletzkya japonica genome, GCA_900490955.1
Database VersionWBPS16
Genome Size201,900,956
Data SourceMax Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Annotation Version2021-01-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes19,855
Gene transcripts19,855

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