Release Intentions

  • No significant updates planned for this release

Release Notes (Brief)

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Data in CRAM format can be uploaded as tracks in the genome browser.

What's New in Release 34

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RNA gene alignments

Rfam covariance models (version 12.1) have been aligned against all metazoan genomes, with the exception of tRNA models which are aligned using tRNAScan-SE.

The covariance models are taxonomically filtered before alignment, so that structural RNA features that have never been annotated in metazoan species are not inappropriately aligned. The alignment is performed with cmscan, from the Infernal software suite.

RNA gene alignments are visible as browser tracks ('Rfam models' and 'tRNA models'); selecting an alignment in the genome browser displays metadata such as the description and the secondary structure.

Rfam model