Tribolium castaneum

Tribolium castaneum

Data Source BeetleBase | Taxonomy ID 7070

About Tribolium castaneum

The red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, is a common pest of stored agricultural products, and is also a genetic model for the Coleoptera. Tribolium castaneum can be found where grains or other dried foods are stored and has evolved a kidney-like organ to survive in such dry environments. It has demonstrated resistance to all classes of insecticides.

Picture credit (Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0): Wikimedia Commons 2007

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

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