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  • Version: WBPS15 (October 2020)
  • WormBase Version: WS276
  • 197 genomes, representing 161 species


Announcing WormBase ParaSite Release 15

posted 6 months ago by Faye Rodgers

We’re delighted to announce the release of WormBase ParaSite 15, our biggest release yet! New genomes This release sees the addition of assemblies of 19 new species: 5 Panagrolaimus/Propanagrolaimus species, including the Antarctic nematode Panagrolaimus davidi, from Schiffer et al., 2019. 10 new Caenorhabditis species from Stevens et al., 2019 and Stevens et al, 2020. [read more]

Alternative gene set for Necator americanus

posted 7 months ago by Faye Rodgers

Logan et al. (2020) have published an alternative set of gene predictions for Necator americanus in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, based on both RNA-seq and proteomics data and generated via the MAKER pipeline. Their gene predictions can be downloaded from the WormBase ParaSite FTP site at:ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/wormbase/parasite/datasets/logan_2020_32453752 Thanks to Javier Sotillo Gallego for providing the data!


On identifiers from external databases and past releases

posted 2 years ago by Wojtek Bazant

(updated in WBPS13 to reflect archiving functionality and mention gene IDs in GFF dumps) As sequencing projects progress and yield improved data, we occasionally update genomes on the site to provide the best resources available. An example of this is Schistosoma mansoni, released in WBPS11. The authors of the new S. mansoni annotation preserved identifiers [read more]

Genomes we don’t have in WormBase ParaSite

posted 2 years ago by Wojtek Bazant

The work on the version 11 of WormBase ParaSite is ongoing! We now have a list of assemblies of new species, and improved genomes of existing species, that we plan to publish. As well as including data submitted to us directly, we also surveyed the archives and have made an effort to include all assemblies [read more]