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Overview

Proteome nameDanio rerio Tuebingen - Reference proteome
Proteins44,128
Proteome IDiUP000000437
StrainTuebingen
Taxonomy7955 - Danio rerio
Last modifiedOctober 1, 2017
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000002035.3 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
1808
Mitochondrion13
Chromosome 12023
Chromosome 22170
Chromosome 32098
Chromosome 42619
Chromosome 52137
Chromosome 61714
Chromosome 72299
Chromosome 81757
Chromosome 91602
Chromosome 101557
Chromosome 111440
Chromosome 121346
Chromosome 131565
Chromosome 141412
Chromosome 151560
Chromosome 161674
Chromosome 171476
Chromosome 181343
Chromosome 191682
Chromosome 201715
Chromosome 211589
Chromosome 221642
Chromosome 231494
Chromosome 241155
Chromosome 251250

Publications

  1. "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]
  2. "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]