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Common kestrel assembly and gene annotation

Assembly

The FalTin1.0 assembly was submitted by GEROMICS on February 2020. The assembly is on scaffold level, consisting of 123,795 contigs assembled into 69,109 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 37,053 while the scaffold N50 is 21,232,185.

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

AssemblyFalTin1.0, INSDC Assembly GCA_010332995.1, Feb 2020
Base Pairs1,179,901,403
Golden Path Length1,179,901,403
Annotation providerEnsembl
Annotation methodFull genebuild
Genebuild startedFeb 2020
Genebuild releasedMay 2020
Genebuild last updated/patchedFeb 2020
Database version101.1

Gene counts

Coding genes15,237
Non coding genes818
Small non coding genes379
Long non coding genes434
Misc non coding genes5
Pseudogenes65
Gene transcripts26,397

Other

Genscan gene predictions48,009

About this species

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