Ensembl version 73 release

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Ensembl version 73 release

4 Sep 2013 - 14:58

Ensembl version 73 has been released, offering updated data and new features.

The new Ensembl release 73 includes:

  • Updated human GENCODE gene set including manual annotation from HAVANA.
  • New assembly patches (GRCh37.p12) have been added and annotated.
  • Import of human PhenCode data.
  • New species: Flycatcher (Ficedulla albicollis) and Duck (Anas platyrhynchos)
  • Updated zebrafish gene set including manual annotation from HAVANA.
  • Updated rabbit gene set models built from RNAseq data. Tissue-specific gene models with indexed BAM files are also provided.
  • New search engine (Solr)


The release blog post can be viewed here: http://www.ensembl.info/blog/2013/09/04/ensembl-73-has-been-released/

A complete list of the changes in release 73 can be found at http://www.ensembl.org/info/website/news.html

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