Genomic data of the Angola turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus).

Dataset type: Genomic
Data released on May 21, 2014

Zhang G; Li B; Li C; Gilbert MTP; Jarvis ED; The Avian Genome Consortium ; Wang J (2014): Genomic data of the Angola turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus). GigaScience Database.


The Red-crested Turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus (Vieillot, 1819)) is a group of African near-passerines endemic to western Angola. It's call has been described to be somewhat like a jungle monkey.
These data have been produced as part of the Avian Phylogenomics Project. DNA was collected from a male (leg band LDF577) who lived at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark, of an animal tended to by Mads Bertelsen. We sequenced the genome to a depth of approximately 30X.
The assembled scaffolds of high quality sequences total 1.17Gb, with the contig and scaffold N50 values of 18kb and 55kb respectively. We identified 15,435 protein-coding genes with a mean length of 13.2kb.

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doi:10.5524/101038 IsSupplementTo doi:10.5524/101000

Accessions (data generated as part of this study):

BioProject: PRJNA212908
SRA: SRP029348


Sample IDTaxonomic IDCommon NameGenbank NameScientific NameSample Attributes
Angola turaco -TG12121530Angola turacored-crested turacoTauraco erythrolophus Source material identifiers:Tom Gilbert
Estimated genome size:unknown size
Funding source:BGI
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File NameSample IDData TypeFile FormatSizeRelease Date 
Angola turaco -TG12Coding sequenceFASTA5.65 MB2014-02-07
Angola turaco -TG12Sequence assemblyFASTA348.01 MB2014-02-07
Angola turaco -TG12AnnotationGFF1.39 MB2014-02-07
Angola turaco -TG12Protein sequenceFASTA3.66 MB2014-02-07
Angola turaco -TG12Repeat sequenceUNKNOWN7.97 MB2014-02-07
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