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  • Version: WBPS13 (April 2019)
  • WormBase Version: WS269
  • 167 genomes, representing 137 species


Announcing WormBase ParaSite 13

posted 2 months ago by Wojtek Bazant

We are pleased to announce the 13th release of WormBase ParaSite, bringing new and updated genomes, data from RNASeq studies, and more useful annotation files for download.

Helminth Bioinformatics Course in Accra, Ghana: Open for Applications

posted 2 months ago by fayerodgerssanger

We’re pleased to announce that a new Wellcome Advanced Course in helminth bioinformatics is now open for applications. The course is aimed at Africa-based researchers at various levels. It will be a hands on and practical introduction to bioinformatics for helminth researchers, covering: The use of public databases (including WormBase ParaSite) to explore gene and [read more]


On identifiers from external databases and past releases

posted 9 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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]