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StatusReference proteome
Proteome IDiUP000001811
Taxonomy9986 - Oryctolagus cuniculus
StrainThorbecke inbred
Last modifiedMarch 13, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000003625.1 from Ensembl

The European rabbit is a species belonging to the Leporidae family and is represented by wild as well as domesticated animals. Although it has been hunted by humans for a long time, rabbits were domesticated only in the 5th century by French monks. Nowadays rabbits are kept as pets or food animals across the world. The rabbit is commonly used as a model organism in a wide range of disciplines, including embryology, ophthalmology, neurology, immunology, and especially in toxicology for testing consumer products.

The rabbit genome has 21 pairs of autosomes and two sex chromosomes containing 3.5 Gb with 27,000 protein-coding genes. The reference proteome is derived from the genome sequence submitted in 2009 to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.


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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Chromosome 11570
Chromosome 21014
Chromosome 3813
Chromosome 4825
Chromosome 5355
Chromosome 6247
Chromosome 7820
Chromosome 8511
Chromosome 9748
Chromosome 10272
Chromosome 11312
Chromosome 12994
Chromosome 131400
Chromosome 14768
Chromosome 15476
Chromosome 16486
Chromosome 17721
Chromosome 18541
Chromosome 19872
Chromosome 20202
Chromosome 21185
Chromosome X670

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