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15 April 2014 -
New Minke Whale (balAcu1) Assembly Now Available in the Genome Browser
A Genome Browser is now available for the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata scammoni)
assembly released October 2013 by the
Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI version BalAcu1.0, UCSC version balAcu1).
For more information and statistics about this assembly, see the NCBI assembly record for
BalAcu1.0. There are
10,776 scaffolds with a total size of 2,431,687,698 bases.
Bulk downloads of the sequence and annotation data may be obtained from the Genome Browser
FTP server or the
Downloads page. Please
observe the conditions for use when accessing and
using these data sets. The annotation tracks for this browser were generated by UCSC and
collaborators worldwide. See the Credits
page for a detailed list of the organizations and individuals who contributed to this release.
11 April 2014 -
New UCSC Genes Track Released for GRCm38/mm10
We're happy to announce the release of an updated UCSC Genes track for the GRCm38/mm10
mouse Genome Browser. The new release has 61,642 total transcripts, compared with 59,121
in the previous version. The total number of canonical genes has increased from 31,469
to 32,408. Comparing the new gene set with the previous version:
- 54,714 transcripts did not change between versions.
- 19 transcripts were not carried forward to the new version.
- 3,866 transcripts are "compatible" with those in the previous set, meaning
that the two transcripts show consistent splicing. In most cases, the old and new
transcripts differ in the lengths of their UTRs.
- 522 transcripts overlap with those in the previous set, but do not show consistent
splicing (i.e., they contain overlapping introns with differing splice sites).
More details about the new UCSC Genes track can be found on the
UCSC Genes track
06 March 2014 -
The new GRCh38 Human Genome Browser is here!
In the final days of 2013, the Genome Reference Consortium (GRC)
released the eagerly awaited GRCh38 human genome assembly, the
first major revision of the human genome in more than four years.
04 March 2014 -
Introducing Genome Browser highlight feature:
We are excited to announce a new highlight feature in the UCSC
Genome Browser. Using drag-and-select, you can now highlight a
region or gene of interest.