Forthcoming changes to the Feature Table

All planned changes to the Feature Table from Release 123 onwards, will be detailed here.

Forthcoming changes (annotated/assembled sequences)

With effect of Feature Table document version 10.6 (October 2016) the following changes will be applied.

[1] The list of optional qualifiers supported on rep_origin Feature Key with include the qualifier /function:

/allele="text"
/citation=[number]
/db_xref="<database>:<identifier>"
/direction=value
/experiment="[CATEGORY:]text"
/function
/gene="text"
/gene_synonym="text"
/inference="[CATEGORY:]TYPE[ (same species)][:EVIDENCE_BASIS]"
/locus_tag="text" (single token)
/map="text"
/note="text"
/old_locus_tag="text" (single token)
/standard_name=“text"

[2] Existing qualifier /regulatory_class will be expanded to include the below 5 values in addition to already existing values:

replication_regulatory_region
transcriptional_cis_regulatory_region
recoding_stimulatory_region
DNase_I_hypersensitive_site
matrix_attachment_region

For a complete list of all currently supported /regulatory_class values please see:
http://www.insdc.org/controlled-vocabulary-regulatoryclass

[3] A new qualifier /recombination_class will be added to the Feature table document.

Value format: TYPE
where TYPE is one of the following terms:
meiotic_recombination
mitotic_recombination
non_allelic_homologous_recombination
breakpoint_junction
other

[4] A new Feature Key propeptide will become valid with the following optional qualifiers:

/allele="text"
/citation=[number]
/db_xref="<database>:<identifier>"
/experiment="[CATEGORY:]text"
/function="text"
/gene="text"
/gene_synonym="text"
/inference="[CATEGORY:]TYPE[ (same species)][:EVIDENCE_BASIS]"
/locus_tag="text" (single token)
/map="text"
/note="text"
/old_locus_tag="text" (single token)
/product="text"
/pseudo
/pseudogene="TYPE"
/standard_name="text"