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Drill assembly and gene annotation

Assembly

The Mleu.le_1.0 assembly was submitted by Baylor College of Medicine on 2015/03/12 . The assembly is on the Scaffold level, consisting of 246,054 assembled into 12,821 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 31,346 while the scaffold N50 is 3,186,748.

The genome assembly represented here corresponds to GenBank Assembly ID GCA_000951045.1

Gene annotation

The drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) is a primate of the family Cercopithecidae (Old World monkeys), related to baboons and even more closely to mandrills.

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.

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

AssemblyMleu.le_1.0, INSDC Assembly GCA_000951045.1, Mar 2015
Base Pairs2,721,424,086
Golden Path Length3,062,009,387
Annotation providerEnsembl
Annotation methodFull genebuild
Genebuild startedAug 2017
Genebuild releasedDec 2017
Genebuild last updated/patchedDec 2017
Database version94.1

Gene counts

Coding genes20,841
Non coding genes6,448
Small non coding genes4,507
Long non coding genes7
Misc non coding genes1,934
Pseudogenes414
Gene transcripts47,765

Other

Genscan gene predictions45,284

About this species