Genomic data of the Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii).

Dataset type: Genomic
Data released on May 10, 2014

Zhang G; Li B; Li C; Gilbert MTP; Jarvis ED; The Avian Genome Consortium ; Wang J (2014): Genomic data of the Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii). GigaScience Database. http://dx.doi.org/10.5524/101022

DOI10.5524/101022

The Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii (Gray, 1832)) is a large bird that breeds in southwest Asia in deserts and similarly arid sandy areas. It has recently split as a separate species from the Houbara Bustard of the Canary Islands and Africa, and one difference is that the MacQueen's Bustard has a tendancy to wander compared with the Houbara.
These data have been produced as part of the Avian Phylogenomics Project. DNA was collected from a male in the Dubai Falcon Hospital (originally wild caught), with blood samples provided by Tom Bailey of the Hospital. We sequenced the genome to a depth of approximately 27X.
The assembled scaffolds of high quality sequences total 1.09Gb, with the contig and scaffold N50 values of 18kb and 45kb respectively. We identified 13,582 protein-coding genes with a mean length of 12.9kb.

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Read the peer-reviewed publication(s):

Zhang, G., Li, B., Li, C., Gilbert, M. T. P., Jarvis, E. D., & Wang, J. (2014). Comparative genomic data of the Avian Phylogenomics Project. GigaScience, 3(1). doi:10.1186/2047-217x-3-26
Zhang, G., Li, C., Li, Q., Li, B., Larkin, D. M., Lee, C., … Meredith, R. W. (2014). Comparative genomics reveals insights into avian genome evolution and adaptation. Science, 346(6215), 1311–1320. doi:10.1126/science.1251385
Jarvis, E. D., Mirarab, S., Aberer, A. J., Li, B., Houde, P., Li, C., … Howard, J. T. (2014). Whole-genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds. Science, 346(6215), 1320–1331. doi:10.1126/science.1253451

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doi:10.5524/101022 IsSupplementTo doi:10.5524/101000

Accessions (data generated as part of this study):

BioProject: PRJNA212891
SRA: SRP028950

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Sample IDTaxonomic IDCommon NameGenbank NameScientific NameSample Attributes
Macqueens Bustard -TG14187382Macqueens BustardChlamydotis undulata macqueenii Source material identifiers:Tom Gilbert
Estimated genome size:unknown size
Funding source:BGI
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File NameSample IDData TypeFile FormatSizeRelease Date 
Macqueens Bustard -TG14Coding sequenceFASTA5.22 MB2014-05-10
Macqueens Bustard -TG14Sequence assemblyFASTA324.79 MB2014-05-10
Macqueens Bustard -TG14AnnotationGFF1.28 MB2014-05-10
Macqueens Bustard -TG14Protein sequenceFASTA3.4 MB2014-05-10
Macqueens Bustard -TG14Repeat sequenceUNKNOWN7.54 MB2014-05-10
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