Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Spur 01) (Spur_5.0)

About Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

The purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, belongs to the echinoderma, a sister phylum to the chordates. As well as having an important phylogenetic placement, it also has an invaluable ecological role in the marine system and is a model organism for cell and development biology.

Picture credit (Creative Commons BY 3.0): Kirt L. Onthank 2008

Taxonomy ID 7668

Data source Baylor College of Medicine

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Genome assembly: Spur_5.0

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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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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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