HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
DOE JGI releases IMG 1.5 with curated archaeal genomes

WALNUT CREEK, CA--Version 1.5 of the Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) data management system of the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) has been released to the public. IMG 1.5 now contains a total of 741 genomes (435 bacterial, 32 archaeal, 15 eukaryotic genomes and 259 bacterial phages) of which 602 are finished and 139 are draft genomes.

IMG 1.5 contains 62 finished and 100 draft genomes sequenced by DOE JGI, bringing this total to 162 microbial genomes generated in-house. Compared to the previous release, IMG 1.5 contains 38 new (17 finished, 21 draft) DOE JGI genomes and 21 new public microbial genomes.

Among the challenges in genomics remains the determination of the precise location of genes from DNA sequence information. DOE JGI has embarked on curating the gene models of microbial genomes culled from public sources. Towards this goal, IMG 1.5 now contains 22 archaeal genomes with curated gene models and detailed documentation of the methodology and standards employed for achieving this goal. A separate IMG Curated Archaeal Genomes data mart (http://img.jgi.doe.gov/archaeal_qa/) contains these genomes with their corresponding original genomes from the public domain, and allows the examination of gene model changes by comparing each curated gene model with the original.

IMG 1.5 extensions include the addition of IMG terms (which are curated protein products) and IMG pathways to characterize genes. Also, users are now able to enter their own product name for a gene directly through the gene details page and to propagate this annotation to selected paralogs, orthologs, and homologs of the gene. User interface extensions include such enhanced comparative analysis capabilities as gene profiles across genomes. For more details on the user interface, see What's New (http://img.jgi.doe.gov/pub/doc/release
'"/>


Contact: David Gilbert
gilbert21@llnl.gov
925-296-5643
DOE/Joint Genome Institute
27-Jun-2006


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Journal of Nuclear Medicine releases new research faster
2. DOE JGI releases enhanced Genome Data Management System IMG 2.1 marking 2-year anniversary
3. National panel led by LSU Chancellor releases report on Corps of Engineers
4. AAAS releases video and first board consensus statement on climate change
5. DOE JGI releases IMG 2.0 with all genomes refreshed from RefSeq
6. NSET releases document: EHS research needs for engineered nanoscale materials
7. DOE JGI sequences, releases genome of symbiotic tree fungus
8. DOE JGI releases experimental metagenomics data management & analysis system
9. DOE JGI releases fourth version of IMG in 2005
10. Center releases new public survey on stem cells
11. DOE JGI releases latest version of IMG

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/3/2020)... ... September 03, 2020 , ... Brilliant , the ... System and its products are now available for purchase in the U.S., Canada, and ... security, AV, and low-voltage products. In addition to being available for purchase through ...
(Date:9/3/2020)... ... 03, 2020 , ... Litmus Health , the research-ready ... of the company’s security practices has been completed. The assessment deemed Litmus infrastructure ... evaluation reviewed Litmus’ processes and systems, assessing them to see whether they adhere ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... and SHANGHAI (PRWEB) , ... August 24, 2020 ... ... novel approaches for the treatment of chronic inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, today announced ... and Vice President of Drug Discovery. , Dr. Canan previously served as Executive ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:9/3/2020)... Mo. (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2020 , ... ... 2020, will feature 15+ expert speakers to present updates on their latest research ... highlight innovative technologies and their impact in clinical diagnostics and therapeutic development, as ...
(Date:9/1/2020)... , ... September 01, 2020 , ... ... sciences, biotechnology, and diagnostics companies, has announced the placement of Julianne Averill ... be responsible for leading all financial operations and implementing key business strategies to ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... 2020 , ... DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences announced today the ... plant operation will provide the local animal production industry with customized solutions according ... improve the flexibility of our offerings to the Chinese animal nutrition market,” said ...
(Date:8/15/2020)... , ... August 13, 2020 , ... True Terpenes ... creation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to research the medical potential of terpenes ... be enhanced when combined with terpenes. The board is focused on expanding the recently ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: