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StatusReference proteome
Proteome IDiUP000007875
Taxonomy51511 - Ciona savignyi
Last modifiedMarch 13, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationifrom Ensembl

Ciona savignyi (the Pacific transparent sea squirt) is a solitary, sessile tunicate species. Native to shallow marine waters around Japan, it has also spread to the west coast of North America. Like the closely related species C. intestinalis, it is regarded as a pest species since it forms dense aggregates on man-made structures such as boat hulls and aquaculture rafts. It is of interest to researchers studying chordate development and evolution.

The genome, estimated to be 180 Mb in size, derives from a single individual from San Francisco Bay. The genome is highly polymorphic making assembly challenging.


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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Unassembled WGS sequence20004


  1. Birren B., Nusbaum C., Abebe A., Abouelleil A., Adekoya E., Ait-zahra M., Allen N., Allen T., An P., Anderson M., Anderson S., Arachchi H., Armbruster J., Bachantsang P., Baldwin J., Barry A., Bayul T., Blitshsteyn B.
    , Bloom T., Blye J., Boguslavskiy L., Borowsky M., Boukhgalter B., Brunache A., Butler J., Calixte N., Calvo S., Camarata J., Campo K., Chang J., Cheshatsang Y., Citroen M., Collymore A., Considine T., Cook A., Cooke P., Corum B., Cuomo C., David R., Dawoe T., Degray S., Dodge S., Dooley K., Dorje P., Dorjee K., Dorris L., Duffey N., Dupes A., Elkins T., Engels R., Erickson J., Farina A., Faro S., Ferreira P., Fischer H., Fitzgerald M., Foley K., Gage D., Galagan J., Gearin G., Gnerre S., Gnirke A., Goyette A., Graham J., Grandbois E., Gyaltsen K., Hafez N., Hagopian D., Hagos B., Hall J., Hatcher B., Heller A., Higgins H., Honan T., Horn A., Houde N., Hughes L., Hulme W., Husby E., Iliev I., Jaffe D., Jones C., Kamal M., Kamat A., Kamvysselis M., Karlsson E., Kells C., Kieu A., Kisner P., Kodira C., Kulbokas E., Labutti K., Lama D., Landers T., Leger J., Levine S., Lewis D., Lewis T., Lindblad-toh K., Liu X., Lokyitsang T., Lokyitsang Y., Lucien O., Lui A., Ma L.J., Mabbitt R., Macdonald J., Maclean C., Major J., Manning J., Marabella R., Maru K., Matthews C., Mauceli E., Mccarthy M., Mcdonough S., Mcghee T., Meldrim J., Meneus L., Mesirov J., Mihalev A., Mihova T., Mikkelsen T., Mlenga V., Moru K., Mozes J., Mulrain L., Munson G., Naylor J., Newes C., Nguyen C., Nguyen N., Nguyen T., Nicol R., Nielsen C., Nizzari M., Norbu C., Norbu N., O'donnell P., Okoawo O., O'leary S., Omotosho B., O'neill K., Osman S., Parker S., Perrin D., Phunkhang P., Piqani B., Purcell S., Rachupka T., Ramasamy U., Rameau R., Ray V., Raymond C., Retta R., Richardson S., Rise C., Rodriguez J., Rogers J., Rogov P., Rutman M., Schupbach R., Seaman C., Settipalli S., Sharpe T., Sheridan J., Sherpa N., Shi J., Smirnov S., Smith C., Sougnez C., Spencer B., Stalker J., Stange-thomann N., Stavropoulos S., Stetson K., Stone C., Stone S., Stubbs M., Talamas J., Tchuinga P., Tenzing P., Tesfaye S., Theodore J., Thoulutsang Y., Topham K., Towey S., Tsamla T., Tsomo N., Vallee D., Vassiliev H., Venkataraman V., Vinson J., Vo A., Wade C., Wang S., Wangchuk T., Wangdi T., Whittaker C., Wilkinson J., Wu Y., Wyman D., Yadav S., Yang S., Yang X., Yeager S., Yee E., Young G., Zainoun J., Zembeck L., Zimmer A., Zody M., Lander E.
    Submitted (AUG-2003) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases
  2. "Mitochondrial genome of Ciona savignyi (Urochordata, Ascidiacea, Enterogona): comparison of gene arrangement and tRNA genes with Halocynthia roretzi mitochondrial genome."
    Yokobori S., Watanabe Y., Oshima T.
    J. Mol. Evol. 2003:574-587(2003) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]

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