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Eastern buzzard assembly and gene annotation

Assembly

The ButJap1.0 assembly was submitted by GEROMICS on 4 February 2020. The assembly is on scaffold level, consisting of 127,054 contigs assembled into 29,199 scaffolds. The N50 size is the length such that 50% of the assembled genome lies in blocks of the N50 size or longer. The N50 length for the contigs is 36,723 while the scaffold N50 is 7,468,869.

Gene annotation

The gene annotation process was carried out using a combination of protein-to-genome alignments, annotation mapping from a suitable reference species and RNA-seq alignments (where RNA-seq data with appropriate meta data were publicly available). For each candidate gene region, a selection process was applied to choose the most appropriate set of transcripts based on evolutionary distance, experimental evidence for the source data and quality of the alignments.
Small ncRNAs were obtained using a combination of BLAST and Infernal/RNAfold.
Pseudogenes were calculated by looking at genes with a large percentage of non-biological introns (introns of <10bp), where the gene was covered in repeats, or where the gene was single exon and evidence of a functional multi-exon paralog was found elsewhere in the genome.
lincRNAs were generated via RNA-seq data where no evidence of protein homology or protein domains could be found in the transcript.

In accordance with the Fort Lauderdale Agreement, please check the publication status of the genome/assembly before publishing any genome-wide analyses using these data.

More information

General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia.

Statistics

Summary

AssemblyButJap1.0, INSDC Assembly GCA_010312235.1, Feb 2020
Base Pairs1,259,715,124
Golden Path Length1,259,715,124
Annotation providerEnsembl
Annotation methodFull genebuild
Genebuild startedFeb 2020
Genebuild releasedMay 2020
Genebuild last updated/patchedFeb 2020
Database version101.1

Gene counts

Coding genes15,777
Non coding genes598
Small non coding genes417
Long non coding genes177
Misc non coding genes4
Pseudogenes75
Gene transcripts26,555

Other

Genscan gene predictions46,818

About this species

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