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Data released on May 03, 2012

Genomic data from the Wuzhishan inbred pig (Sus scrofa).

Chen, Y; Fang, X; Feng, Y; Huang, Z; Jiang, X; Li, Y; Yang, L (2012): Genomic data from the Wuzhishan inbred pig (Sus scrofa). GigaScience. RIS BibTeX Text

The pig (Sus scrofa) is an economically important food source and also serves as an important model organism. Here we present the sequence of one male inbred Wuzhishan pig (WZSP) at generation F20. DNA was extracted from the ear of this species. We applied a whole genome shotgun strategy and next-generation sequencing technologies using Illumina HiSeq 2000 for sequencing, in total 340.53 Gb of raw data were generated and 210.79 Gb high quality data were used for assembly. The assembly result of WZSP was 2.6 Gbp, and the N50 size of contigs and scaffolds were 23.5 Kbp and 5.4 Mbp, respectively. 38% of the genome was identified as repeats and 20,326 genes were identified from homolog prediction.

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Read the peer-reviewed publication(s):

Fang, X., Mou, Y., Huang, Z., Li, Y., Han, L., Zhang, Y., … Du, Y. (2012). The sequence and analysis of a Chinese pig genome. GigaScience, 1(1). doi:10.1186/2047-217x-1-16 (PubMed: 23587058)

Accessions (data included in GigaDB):

SRA: SRA051254
BioProject: PRJNA144099


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Sample IDTaxonomic IDCommon NameGenbank NameScientific NameSample Attributes
WZSP9823PigpigSus scrofa Sex:male
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File NameSample IDData TypeFile FormatSizeRelease Date 
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ9.63 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ9.58 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ10.34 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ10.38 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ10.26 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ10.29 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ7.37 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ7.4 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ9.1 GB2012-05-03
WZSPGenome sequenceFASTQ9.2 GB2012-05-03
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