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  • Version: WBPS15 (October 2020)
  • WormBase Version: WS276
  • 197 genomes, representing 161 species


Announcing WormBase ParaSite Release 15

posted 10 months ago by Faye Rodgers

We’re delighted to announce the release of WormBase ParaSite 15, our biggest release yet! New genomes This release sees the addition of assemblies of 19 new species: 5 Panagrolaimus/Propanagrolaimus species, including the Antarctic nematode Panagrolaimus davidi, from Schiffer et al., 2019. 10 new Caenorhabditis species from Stevens et al., 2019 and Stevens et al, 2020. [read more]

Alternative gene set for Necator americanus

posted 11 months ago by Faye Rodgers

Logan et al. (2020) have published an alternative set of gene predictions for Necator americanus in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, based on both RNA-seq and proteomics data and generated via the MAKER pipeline. Their gene predictions can be downloaded from the WormBase ParaSite FTP site at: Thanks to Javier Sotillo Gallego for providing the data!


BSP workshop slides

posted 1 month ago by Faye Rodgers

Thanks to everybody who made it to our virtual workshop at the 2021 BSP meeting. For those who couldn’t, here are the slides that were presented. As ever, feel free to write to us at with any questions.

On identifiers from external databases and past releases

posted 3 years ago by Wojtek Bazant

(updated in WBPS13 to reflect archiving functionality and mention gene IDs in GFF dumps) As sequencing projects progress and yield improved data, we occasionally update genomes on the site to provide the best resources available. An example of this is Schistosoma mansoni, released in WBPS11. The authors of the new S. mansoni annotation preserved identifiers [read more]