Genomic data of the Yellow-throated sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis).

Dataset type: Genomic
Data released on May 21, 2014

Gilbert MTP; Jarvis ED; Li B; Li C; The Avian Genome Consortium ; Wang J; Zhang G (2014): Genomic data of the Yellow-throated sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis). GigaScience Database. http://dx.doi.org/10.5524/101037

DOI10.5524/101037

The Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis saturatior (Hartert, 1900)) is a member of the Pteroclididae family (ground dwelling birds restricted to treeless, open country) and can be found in many countries in southern and eastern Africa.
These data have been produced as part of the Avian Phylogenomics Project. DNA was collected from a male at the Sharjah Breeding Center in the United Arab Emirates tended by An Pas, of a wild caught animal in Tanzania. We sequenced the genome to a depth of approximately 25X.
The assembled scaffolds of high quality sequences total 1.07Gb, with the contig and scaffold N50 values of 17kb and 49kb respectively. We identified 13,867 protein-coding genes with a mean length of 12.8kb.

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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

Related datasets:

doi:10.5524/101037 IsSupplementTo doi:10.5524/101000

Accessions (data included in GigaDB):

BioProject: PRJNA212906
SRA: SRP029347

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Sample IDTaxonomic IDCommon NameGenbank NameScientific NameSample Attributes
Yellow-throated sandgrouse -TG16240206Yellow-throated sandgrouseYellow-throated sandgrousePterocles gutturalis Source material identifiers:Tom Gilbert
Estimated genome size:unknown size
Funding source:BGI
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File NameSample IDData TypeFile FormatSizeRelease Date 
Yellow-throated sandgrouse -TG16Coding sequenceFASTA5.23 MB2014-02-07
Yellow-throated sandgrouse -TG16Sequence assemblyFASTA319.63 MB2014-02-07
Yellow-throated sandgrouse -TG16AnnotationGFF1.29 MB2014-02-07
Yellow-throated sandgrouse -TG16Protein sequenceFASTA3.41 MB2014-02-07
Yellow-throated sandgrouse -TG16Repeat sequenceUNKNOWN6.4 MB2014-02-07
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