Musca domestica (MdomA1)

Musca domestica Assembly and Gene Annotation

The Musca domestica data and its display on Ensembl Genomes are made possible through a joint effort by the Ensembl Genomes group and VectorBase, a component of VEuPathDB.

About Musca domestica

Common house fly, a comparator species for the tsetse project.

Aabys strain

Musca domestica strain maintained by Jeff Scott At Cornell University.

Souce: VectorBase

MdomA1 assembly

Submitted by Glossina Genomes Consortium

MdomA1.3 gene set

VectorBase update of RNA gene models based on alignment to Rfam (v12.1) covariance models.


  1. Genome of the house fly, Musca domestica L., a global vector of diseases with adaptations to a septic environment.
    Scott JG, Warren WC, Beukeboom LW, Bopp D, Clark AG, Giers SD, Hediger M, Jones AK, Kasai S, Leichter CA et al. 2014. Genome Biol.. 15(10)

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AssemblyMdomA1, INSDC Assembly GCA_000371365.1, Apr 2013
Database version108.1
Golden Path Length750,403,944
Genebuild byVEuPathDB
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceNCBI RefSeq

Gene counts

Coding genes14,402
Non coding genes1,607
Small non coding genes1,604
Long non coding genes3
Gene transcripts21,474