Penaeus vannamei (Pacific white shrimp) (ASM378908v1)

About Penaeus vannamei

Whiteleg shrimp, also known as Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) or King prawn, is a species of prawn of the eastern Pacific Ocean commonly caught or farmed for food.

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Taxonomy ID 6689

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Taxonomy ID 6689

Data source Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Genome assembly: ASM378908v1

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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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Comparative genomics

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

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