12 July, 2011

Ensembl Genomes Release 10

The Ensembl Genomes Project is pleased to announce release 10 of Ensembl Genomes.

The main highlights of this release are:

* Software migration to Ensembl 63

* Trypanosoma brucei, a causative agent of Human African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness added to Ensembl Protists.

* Ustilago maydis (Plant-pathogen interaction model), Puccinia triticina (wheat rust fungus) and Nectria haematococca (Plant pathogen) added to Ensembl Fungi.

* Latest 1001 Genomes release included for Arabidopsis thaliana, together with 5 additional gene models from TAIR10.
Projection of GO terms from Arabidopsis thaliana and Oryza sativa japonica to other species based on homology, also added for Ensembl Plants.