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  • Version: WBPS17 (July 2022)
  • WormBase Version: WS282
  • 210 genomes, representing 169 species


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posted 18 days ago by Dionysis Grigoriadis

If you’re using WormBase ParaSite, then you should subscribe to our mailing list so you can frequently receive updates on WormBase Parasite database improvements and new features, career opportunities, and upcoming conferences and workshops. Subscribing to the WormBase Parasite mailing list is easy! Simply fill out the subscription form at https://forms.gle/gN5NqZJ3FeVDkpTA8 and stay updated with [read more]

Announcing WormBase ParaSite release 17

posted 8 months ago by Dionysis Grigoriadis

Have you been waiting for our next release? The wait is finally over! Despite being understaffed and underfunded, WormBase ParaSite launches its new release 17 with an exciting list of new/updated genomes and new features: Integration of AlphaFold 3D protein structures for 8 species. Addition of 11 new genome assemblies of which 6 are new [read more]


AlphaFold 3D protein structures are now browsable from WormBase ParaSite

posted 8 months ago by Dionysis Grigoriadis

Only a few months after the latest release of the AlphaFold Protein Structure Database that added three-dimensional (3D) structures of complete proteomes for 7 parasitic worms, we announce the full integration of these 3D models into WormBase ParaSite. For the first time in WormBase ParaSite, you can browse 3D protein structures visualised in a user-friendly and [read more]

AlphaFold added new 3D protein structures of parasitic worms

posted 1 year ago by Dionysis Grigoriadis

The latest AlphaFold database update in January 2022, added three-dimensional (3D) structures of complete proteomes for 27 new organisms relevant to neglected tropical diseases and antimicrobial resistance including 7 parasitic worms from WormBase ParaSite. Determining the three-dimensional (3D) structure of a protein has been a computational challenge for decades, and can provide essential insights into [read more]

About archive sites

posted 1 year ago by Faye Rodgers

We’re pleased to announce that we have introduced an archiving service. From release 16 onwards, older WormBase ParaSite releases will remain available for browsing. We have introduced this service to help users in transitions between genome and annotation versions. Older, draft assemblies are increasingly being superseded by highly contiguous assemblies generated with modern sequencing technologies. [read more]