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  • Version: WBPS14 (August 2019)
  • WormBase Version: WS271
  • 173 genomes, representing 142 species


Brugia pahangi material available

posted 8 months ago by Faye Rodgers

The Devaney group have small numbers of adult B. pahangi and larger numbers of Mf available to others for research purposes.  If this would be useful, please contact eileen.devaney@glasgow.ac.uk with approximate numbers, life stage required and whether fresh or frozen material is suitable. The B. pahangi life cycle is funded by a grant from the [read more]

Announcing release 14

posted 1 year ago by Wojtek Bazant

We are pleased to announce the 14th release of WormBase ParaSite, bringing a new S. mediterranea assembly, and 8 other new and updated genomes. New and updated genomes Platyhelminths We are happy to announce these new genomes of flatworms: Schmidtea mediterranea (PRJNA379262) , a high quality assembly and annotation of the model planarian [read more]


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]

Announcing WormBase ParaSite 10

posted 2 years 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]