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Pristionchus mayeri

BioProject PRJEB27334 | Data Source Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology | Taxonomy ID 1317129

About Pristionchus mayeri

The species Pristionchus mayeri 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

AssemblyPristionchus mayeri genome, GCA_900490875.1
Database VersionWBPS16
Genome Size297,448,349
Data SourceMax Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Annotation Version2021-01-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes32,719
Gene transcripts32,719

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