Ensembl version 74 release

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Ensembl version 74 has been released, offering updated data and new features.

The new Ensembl release 74 includes:

  • Updated human GENCODE release 19 and mouse GENCODE release M2 gene sets including manual annotation from Havana
  • New assembly patches for human (GRCh37.p13) and mouse (GRCm38.p2)
  • dbSNP Build 138 data for human, mouse and cow
  • New secondary structure models for ncRNAs
  • New matrix configuration for RNASeq models for humansheep and opossum
  • Updated human phenotype data
  • COSMIC version 67 and update of COSMIC structural variants
  • Variation data for sheep from dbSNP build 128 as well as imported sheep genotyping chips
  • Added mouse phenotype data from IMPC (International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium)
  • New species: sheepcave fish and spotted gar
  • Updated armadillo assembly to Dasnov3.0. Tissue-specific gene models with indexed BAM files are also provided.

The release blog post can be viewed here: http://www.ensembl.info/blog/2013/12/06/ensembl-74-has-been-released/

A complete list of the changes in release 74 can be found at http://www.ensembl.org/info/website/news.html