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Overview

Proteome nameMonosiga brevicollis - Reference proteome
Proteins9,188
Proteome IDiUP000001357
StrainMX1 / ATCC 50154
Taxonomy81824 - Monosiga brevicollis
Last modifiedFebruary 4, 2017
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000002865.1 from ENA/EMBL

Monosiga brevicollis is a choanoflagellate belonging to the Codonosigaceae family. Choanoflagellates are the closest known relatives of metazoans and are abundant in marine and freshwater environments throughout the world. They capture bacteria and detritus using actin-filled microvilli and thus have a critical role in oceanic carbon cycling and the microbial food web.

The 42Mb genome of Monosiga brevicollis contains approximately 9,200 predicted protein-coding genes, comparable in size to the genomes of filamentous fungi. The genes are intron-rich with 6.6 introns per gene compared with 7.7 for human genes.

Componentsi

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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Proteins
Unassembled WGS sequence9156
Mitochondrion32