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Pristionchus exspectatus

BioProject PRJEB24288 | Data Source Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology | Taxonomy ID 1195656

About Pristionchus exspectatus

Pristionchus exspectatus is a very closely related outcrossing sister species of hermaphroditic 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

AssemblyPristionchus_exspectatus_de_novo_assembly, GCA_900380275.1
Database VersionWBPS16
Genome Size177,635,997
Data SourceMax Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Annotation Version2021-01-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes35,595
Gene transcripts35,595

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