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StatusReference proteome
Proteinsi <p>Number of protein entries associated with this proteome: UniProtKB entries for regular proteomes or UniParc entries for redundant proteomes (<a href="/help/proteome%5Fredundancy">more...</a>)</p> 40,213
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="">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>UP000011712
Taxonomy9685 - Felis catus
Last modifiedMarch 7, 2021
Genome assembly and annotationi <p>Identifier for the genome assembly (<a href="">more...</a>)</p> GCA_000181335.4 from Ensembl full
Buscoi <p>The Benchmarking Universal Single-Copy Ortholog (BUSCO) assessment tool is used, for eukaryotic and bacterial proteomes, to provide quantitative measures of UniProt proteome data completeness in terms of expected gene content. BUSCO scores include percentages of complete (C) single-copy (S) genes, complete (C) duplicated (D) genes, fragmented (F) and missing (F) genes, as well as the total number of orthologous clusters (n) used in the BUSCO assessment.</p> C:96.8%[S:53.1%,D:43.7%],F:0.5%,M:2.7%,n:14502 carnivora_odb10
Completenessi <p>Complete Proteome Detector (CPD) is an algorithm which employs statistical evaluation of the completeness and quality of proteomes in UniProt, by looking at the sizes of taxonomically close proteomes. Possible values are 'Standard', 'Close to Standard' and 'Outlier'.</p> Standard

The domestic cat is the smallest mammal in the family Felidae. Cats are active agile hunters with fast reflexes and particularly keen eyesight. They have strong, flexible bodies, sharp teeth and retractable claws. Recent archaeological findings suggest that cat-human cohabitation started almost 10,000 years ago in the Near East. The cats is widely used as a model organism for biomedical research, especially in the fields of neuroscience, endocrinology, behavioral biology and reproductive physiology.

The cat genome has 19 chromosomes containing 2.7 Gb with 20,000 protein-coding genes. The reference proteome is derived from the genome sequence published in 2007.

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

Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Component representationProteins
Chromosome A12676
Chromosome A23207
Chromosome A32287
Chromosome B12216
Chromosome B22176
Chromosome B32518
Chromosome B42600
Chromosome C13862
Chromosome C21969
Chromosome D12568
Chromosome D21382
Chromosome D31516
Chromosome D41540
Chromosome E12165
Chromosome E21972
Chromosome E31356
Chromosome F11462
Chromosome F2900
Chromosome X1454


  1. "Complete nucleotide sequences of the domestic cat (Felis catus) mitochondrial genome and a transposed mtDNA tandem repeat (Numt) in the nuclear genome."
    Lopez J.V., Cevario S., O'Brien S.J.
    Genomics 33:229-246(1996) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
  2. "Sequence assembly of the Felis catus genome version 6.2."
    Hillier L.W., Warren W., Obrien S., Wilson R.K.
    Submitted (SEP-2011) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases
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