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  • Version: WBPS12 (December 2018)
  • WormBase Version: WS267
  • 152 genomes, representing 127 species


Announcing WormBase ParaSite 12

posted 3 months ago by Wojtek Bazant

We are pleased to announce the 12th release of WormBase ParaSite, bringing new and updated genomes, and better handling of old identifiers and history. New and updated genomes The biggest updates of the release are probably two tapeworm genomes: Hymenolepis microstoma (PRJEB124), an update to a chromosome-level assembly, and a new genome Taenia multiceps (PRJNA307624). [read more]


Parasitic Helminths: New Perspectives in Biology and Infection

posted 3 months ago by fayerodgerssanger

1st – 6th September, 2019: Hydra, Greece. Registration: 13th Jan- 29th March 2019. http://hydra.bio.ed.ac.uk/     About the meeting The study of helminth parasites continues to excite great interest across the suite of modern scientific themes. With a wealth of genome information and high-throughput technologies, new drug and vaccine development, and intricate host-parasite molecular interactions, [read more]

BSP Spring Meeting 2019

posted 2 months ago by Wojtek Bazant

University of Manchester, 15-17th April http://bsp.uk.net/2017/04/01/bsp-spring-meeting-2019/


On identifiers from external databases and past releases

posted 6 months ago by Wojtek Bazant

In release 11 we have updated a number of genomes, among them Schistosoma mansoni. The authors of the new S. mansoni annotation preserved identifiers where genes were unchanged, and otherwise assigned new identifiers. They kept a list of changes – updates, splits and merges – between the two versions, available here in full. We have [read more]

Genomes we don’t have in WormBase ParaSite

posted 9 months 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]

Announcing WormBase ParaSite 10

posted 11 months ago by Wojtek Bazant

We are pleased to announce the tenth release of WormBase ParaSite. We have included genomes of four new species, bringing the total number of genomes to 138, representing 118 distinct species, and updated the assemblies or annotations of an additional four. This includes results of recent efforts to sequence Ascaridae genomes (Wang et al, 2017): [read more]