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Overview

StatusReference proteome
Proteinsi18,317
Gene counti <p>This is the total number of unique genes found in the proteome set, algorithmically computed. For each gene, a single representative protein sequence is chosen from the proteome. Where possible, reviewed (Swiss-Prot) protein sequences are chosen as the representatives.</p> - Download one protein sequence per gene (FASTA)
Proteome IDi <p>The proteome identifier (UPID) is the unique identifier assigned to the set of proteins that constitute the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes_manual">proteome</a>. It consists of the characters ‘UP’ followed by 9 digits, is stable across releases and can therefore be used to cite a UniProt proteome.<p><a href='/help/proteome_id' target='_top'>More...</a></p>UP000008792
Taxonomy7244 - Drosophila virilis
StrainTucson 15010-1051.87
Last modifiedOctober 26, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000005245.1 from ENA/EMBL

Research suggests that the fruit fly Drosophila virilis (virilis group) originated in the deciduous forests of China or in arid regions such as Iran or Afghanistan, where it remained isolated from the remaining species of the group until relatively recently. The species now has a worldwide distribution probably due to human movements and activities.

D. virilis is one of 12 fruit fly genomes sequenced for a large comparative study by the Drosophila 12 Genomes Consortium. Its genome is 364 Mb in size and contains 14, 680 protein-coding genes (83% of which have homologues in D. melanogaster).

Componentsi <p>Genomic components encoding the proteome</p>

Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Proteins
Mitochondrion13
Chromosome 656
Unassembled WGS sequence18249

Publications

  1. "Comparative genomics of Drosophila mtDNA: Novel features of conservation and change across functional domains and lineages."
    Montooth K.L., Abt D.N., Hofmann J.W., Rand D.M.
    J. Mol. Evol. 2009:94-114(2009) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
  2. "Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny."
    Nature 2007:203-218(2007) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
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