Folsomia candida (Springtail, str. VU population) (ASM221717v1)

Despite the great ecological relevance of the soil community, insight into molecular processes underlying the ecology and evolution of soil invertebrates is largely unknown. Folsomia candida is an accepted international standard for soil quality assessment. An internationally standardized soil toxicity test has been developed for this species and further details can be obtained from the genome portal ( at the Department of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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Taxonomy ID 158441

Data source European Nucleotide Archive

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Genome assembly: ASM221717v1

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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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