Ensembl version 75 release

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Ensembl version 75 has been released, offering updated data and new features.

The new Ensembl release 75 includes:

  • New VEP interface
  • New “Age of base” track for human
  • A link to individual exons is now available in the Region in Detail page
  • New Gencode Basic Gene Set renderer for human and mouse
  • Updated zebrafish gene set to include manual annotation from Havana
  • Added RNA-seq data for mouse
  • Added variation data for turkey from dbSNP build 139
  • Imported the latest sequence variants from dbSNP build 139 for doghorseopossumplatypus and zebra finch.
  • Imported mouse phenotype data from IMPC (International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium)
  • Updated variation citations from EPMC and UCSC
  • Highlighting of the current feature can now be disabled
  • Updated Caenorhabditis elegans reference annotation to Wormbase WS240
  • Renamed Saccharomyces cerevisiae assembly from EF4 to R54-1-1 and liftover mapping added

The release blog post can be viewed here: http://www.ensembl.info/blog/2014/02/27/ensembl-75-has-been-released/

A complete list of the changes in release 75 can be found at http://www.ensembl.org/info/website/news.html

Find out more at the Ensembl Release Webinar e75 (Wed, Mar 12, 2014 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM GMT). Register for free here: http://tinyurl.com/e75webinar