Hyalella azteca (Amphipod, HAZT.00-mixed) (Hazt_2.0)

About Hyalella azteca

Hyalella azteca is a widespread and abundant species of amphipod crustacean in North America. It reaches 3–8 mm (0.12–0.31 in) long, and is found in a range of fresh and brackish waters. It feeds on algae and diatoms and is a major food of waterfowl.

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Taxonomy ID 294128

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Taxonomy ID 294128

Data source BCM-HGSC i5k initiative (arthropods) Hyalella azteca Genome Project

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Genome assembly: Hazt_2.0

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

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