Branchiostoma lanceolatum (Amphioxus) (BraLan2)

About Branchiostoma lanceolatum

The European lancelet is a marine invertebrate in the subphylum Cephalochordata. It is used as a model organism to study vertebrate evolutionary development.

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Taxonomy ID 7740

Data source University of Oxford

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Genome assembly: BraLan2

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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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Phylogenetic overview of gene families

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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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