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Hofstenia miamia (Panther worm, MS-H3) (HmiaM1)

Hofstenia miamia (Panther worm, MS-H3) Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Hofstenia miamia

The three-banded panther worm, belongs to a lineage (Phylum: Xenacoelomorpha) that represents the likely sister-group to all other animals with bilateral symmetry (bilaterians).

Text from Srivastava Lab web-page. Picture credit: Andrew R. Gehrke, Srivastava Lab.


The Hofstenia miamia genome was sequenced and assembled at Harvard University.


The gene models were predicted at Harvard University and deposited at Srivastava Lab Hofstenia miamia data page from where Ensembl Genomes imported the data. Non-coding RNA genes were added using the Ensembl Genomes pipeline.


  1. Acoel genome reveals the regulatory landscape of whole-body regeneration.
    Emily Neverett, Yi-Jyun Luo, Alexander Brandt, Lorenzo Ricci, Ryan E. Hulett, Annika Gompers, J. Graham Ruby, Daniel S. Rokhsar, Peter W. Reddien, Mansi Srivastava. 2019. Science. Vol. 363, Issue 6432

Picture credit: Andrew R. Gehrke, http://www.srivastavalab.org



AssemblyHmiaM1, INSDC Assembly GCA_004352715.1,
Database version112.1
Golden Path Length949,842,658
Genebuild bySrivastava Lab - Harvard University
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceHarvard University

Gene counts

Coding genes22,632
Non coding genes849
Small non coding genes847
Long non coding genes2
Gene transcripts23,481