Thursday, January 17, 2013

Fwd: [ensembl-dev] Ensembl release 70 is out!

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We are pleased to announce that the latest Ensembl update (e!70) has been released :

Highlights of this release include:

Updated patches for the Human assembly (GRCh37.p10) and reanalysed Human BodyMap data from Illumina using the recently updated RNASeq pipeline.
Imported HGMD-PUBLIC sequence variation data from release 2012.3 with regulatory data for Human.

Other species:
A new regulatory build for Mouse including a much broader coverage for the Embryonic Fibroblast (MEF) build and additional data on other cell types.
Inclusion of first GRC patches for the Mouse assembly (GRCm38.p1).
New assemblies for Rat (Rnor 5.0) and Cat (Felis catus 6.2) and a new gene set for Fruitfly (FlyBase version 5.46).

Other news:
New web features for sharing pages and images and a streamlined interface for uploading user data.

A complete list of the changes in release 70 can be found at

For the latest news from the Ensembl project visit our blog at

The release blog post can be viewed here:

Best regards,
Rhoda Kinsella

Rhoda Kinsella Ph.D.
Ensembl Production Project Leader,
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI),
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus,
CB10 1SD

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