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Overview

StatusReference proteome
Proteins44,131
Proteome IDiUP000000437
Taxonomy7955 - Danio rerio
StrainTuebingen
Last modifiedMarch 13, 2018
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
1807
Mitochondrion13
Chromosome 12025
Chromosome 22174
Chromosome 32101
Chromosome 42624
Chromosome 52141
Chromosome 61717
Chromosome 72303
Chromosome 81757
Chromosome 91603
Chromosome 101557
Chromosome 111440
Chromosome 121348
Chromosome 131566
Chromosome 141413
Chromosome 151563
Chromosome 161675
Chromosome 171477
Chromosome 181344
Chromosome 191683
Chromosome 201723
Chromosome 211591
Chromosome 221643
Chromosome 231495
Chromosome 241155
Chromosome 251254

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]