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Orchesella cincta (ASM171814v1)

Orchesella cincta Assembly and Gene Annotation

Despite the great ecological relevance of the soil community, insight into molecular processes underlying the ecology and evolution of soil invertebrates is largely unknown. Collembola (springtails) are important detritivorous hexapods that inhabit the soil and its litter layer. Orchesella cincta is an obligate sexually reproducing species and populations live in the soil litter layer feeding on decaying organic material. O. cincta populations living in metal contaminated areas, such as mining sites, have evolved tolerance to heavy metals.

Further details about Orchesella cincta can be obtained from the genome portal (www.collembolomics.nl) at the Department of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia.



AssemblyASM171814v1, INSDC Assembly GCA_001718145.1,
Database version99.1
Base Pairs286,766,519
Golden Path Length286,766,519
Genebuild by23
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceEuropean Nucleotide Archive

Gene counts

Coding genes20,247
Gene transcripts20,247

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