e.g. CPR34 or chitin*

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What's New in Release 45

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"High confidence" orthologs are calculated using a range of methods, including gene order conservation and congruence with whole genome alignments.

  • Updated comparative analysis
    • Protein alignments include all Metazoa species
  • New species:
    • Hofstenia miamia (MS-H3)

New archive site

Find all the data from the previous release of EnsemblMetazoa at eg40-metazoa.ensembl.org (July 2018).


Ensembl Metazoa receives funding from Infravec2, to serve as a data delivery mechanism for that project. Infravec2 is an international and interdisciplinary research project on insect vectors of human and animal disease, including mosquitoes, sandflies and other flies. This project has received funding from the European Unions Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731060.

The biting midge genome resequencing and annotation is funding by a grant from the Bioinformatics and Biological Resources Fund of the United Kingdom Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (grant number BB/M028372/1) to The Pirbright Institute and the European Bioinformatics Institute.

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