About Bombyx mori

The silkworm, Bombyx mori, has been used for silk production for over 5,000 years, and continues to be an economically important species. B. mori is a fully domesticated insect, and due to its ease of culture, the silkworm has become a model organism in the study of lepidopteran and arthropod biology [1,2].

Picture credit (Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0): Wikimedia Commons 2009

Taxonomy ID 7091

Data source SilkDB

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Download genes, cDNAs, ncRNA, proteins - FASTA - GFF3

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Comparative genomics

What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.

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Phylogenetic overview of gene families

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Variation

This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor:

Variant Effect Predictor

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