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Overview

StatusReference proteome
Proteins46,900
Proteome IDiUP000000437
Taxonomy7955 - Danio rerio
StrainTuebingen
Last modifiedApril 28, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000002035.4 from Ensembl
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Danio rerio commonly known as zebrafish is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). It is a major model for studying developmental biology; aided by the transparency of the embryo and adult body, researchers can modify the fish's genotype at the egg stage and see resulting changes as little as three days later.

Zebrafish have the ability to regenerate many of their tissues including fins, skin, heart and, in larval stages, brain. Zebrafish have been used to study cancers, including melanoma, leukemia, pancreatic cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma.

The Tubingen strain was used as the the reference strain for the genome sequencing project as it had been used extensively to identify mutations affecting embryogenesis. Sequencing revealed that 71.4% of human genes have at least one zebrafish ortholog. Currently the zebrafish genome is thought to have more than 26,000 protein-coding genes.

Componentsi

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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Proteins
Unplaced
6043
Mitochondrion13
Chromosome 11882
Chromosome 22045
Chromosome 32022
Chromosome 42493
Chromosome 52047
Chromosome 61633
Chromosome 72171
Chromosome 81724
Chromosome 91527
Chromosome 101522
Chromosome 111463
Chromosome 121330
Chromosome 131521
Chromosome 141390
Chromosome 151533
Chromosome 161612
Chromosome 171496
Chromosome 181303
Chromosome 191548
Chromosome 201621
Chromosome 211554
Chromosome 221588
Chromosome 231457
Chromosome 241152
Chromosome 251222

Publications

  1. "The complete sequence of the zebrafish (Danio rerio) mitochondrial genome and evolutionary patterns in vertebrate mitochondrial DNA."
    Broughton R.E., Milam J.E., Roe B.A.
    Genome Res. 2001:1958-1967(2001) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
  2. "The zebrafish reference genome sequence and its relationship to the human genome."
    Howe K., Clark M.D., Torroja C.F., Torrance J., Berthelot C., Muffato M., Collins J.E., Humphray S., McLaren K., Matthews L., McLaren S., Sealy I., Caccamo M., Churcher C., Scott C., Barrett J.C., Koch R., Rauch G.J.
    , White S., Chow W., Kilian B., Quintais L.T., Guerra-Assuncao J.A., Zhou Y., Gu Y., Yen J., Vogel J.H., Eyre T., Redmond S., Banerjee R., Chi J., Fu B., Langley E., Maguire S.F., Laird G.K., Lloyd D., Kenyon E., Donaldson S., Sehra H., Almeida-King J., Loveland J., Trevanion S., Jones M., Quail M., Willey D., Hunt A., Burton J., Sims S., McLay K., Plumb B., Davis J., Clee C., Oliver K., Clark R., Riddle C., Elliot D., Threadgold G., Harden G., Ware D., Begum S., Mortimore B., Kerry G., Heath P., Phillimore B., Tracey A., Corby N., Dunn M., Johnson C., Wood J., Clark S., Pelan S., Griffiths G., Smith M., Glithero R., Howden P., Barker N., Lloyd C., Stevens C., Harley J., Holt K., Panagiotidis G., Lovell J., Beasley H., Henderson C., Gordon D., Auger K., Wright D., Collins J., Raisen C., Dyer L., Leung K., Robertson L., Ambridge K., Leongamornlert D., McGuire S., Gilderthorp R., Griffiths C., Manthravadi D., Nichol S., Barker G., Whitehead S., Kay M., Brown J., Murnane C., Gray E., Humphries M., Sycamore N., Barker D., Saunders D., Wallis J., Babbage A., Hammond S., Mashreghi-Mohammadi M., Barr L., Martin S., Wray P., Ellington A., Matthews N., Ellwood M., Woodmansey R., Clark G., Cooper J., Tromans A., Grafham D., Skuce C., Pandian R., Andrews R., Harrison E., Kimberley A., Garnett J., Fosker N., Hall R., Garner P., Kelly D., Bird C., Palmer S., Gehring I., Berger A., Dooley C.M., Ersan-Urun Z., Eser C., Geiger H., Geisler M., Karotki L., Kirn A., Konantz J., Konantz M., Oberlander M., Rudolph-Geiger S., Teucke M., Lanz C., Raddatz G., Osoegawa K., Zhu B., Rapp A., Widaa S., Langford C., Yang F., Schuster S.C., Carter N.P., Harrow J., Ning Z., Herrero J., Searle S.M., Enright A., Geisler R., Plasterk R.H., Lee C., Westerfield M., de Jong P.J., Zon L.I., Postlethwait J.H., Nusslein-Volhard C., Hubbard T.J., Roest Crollius H., Rogers J., Stemple D.L.
    Nature 2013:498-503(2013) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]

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