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Accession: PRJNA183205 ID: 183205

The 1KITE project: evolution of insects

Insects are one of the most species-rich groups of metazoan organisms. They play a pivotal role in most non-marine ecosystems and many insect species are of enormous economical and medical importance. Unraveling the evolution of insects is essential for understanding how life in terrestrial and limnic environments evolved. The 1KITE (1K Insect Transcriptome Evolution) project aims to study the transcriptomes (that is the entirety of expressed genes) of 1,000 insect species encompassing all recognized insect orders. For each species, so-called ESTs (Expressed Sequence Tags) will be produced using next generation sequencing techniques (NGS). The expected data will allow inferring for the first time a robust phylogenetic backbone tree of insects. More...
AccessionPRJNA183205
TypeUmbrella Comparative genomics project (Subtype:Comparative genomics)
Publications
  • Kawahara AY et al., "Phylogenomics reveals the evolutionary timing and pattern of butterflies and moths.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2019 Nov 5;116(45):22657-22663
  • Misof B et al., "Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution.", Science, 2014 Nov 7;346(6210):763-7
Grants
  • "1KITE" (Grant ID SZY11020, Bejing Genomics Institute)
SubmissionRegistration date: 7-Dec-2012
The 1KITE consortium
Related Resources
RelevanceEvolution
Project Data:
Resource NameNumber
of Links
Sequence data
Nucleotide (total)530734
TSA master721
Genomic RNA255
Transcript529758
SRA Experiments700
Protein Sequences342
Publications
PubMed17
PMC11
Other datasets
BioSample721
SRA Data Details
ParameterValue
Data volume, Gbases2,179
Data volume, Tbytes1.50
This project encompasses the following 723 sub-projects:
Project TypeNumber of Projects
Genome sequencing
Highest level of assembly :
SRA or Trace

107
BioProject
accession
Assembly
level
OrganismTitle
PRJNA286328 SRA or TraceAbrosoma johorenseThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA219519 SRA or TraceAcanthocasuarina muellerianaeThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA219520 SRA or TraceAcanthosoma haemorrhoidaleThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA267859 SRA or TraceAmata phegeaThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA252224 SRA or TraceAmmophila sabulosaThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
List all 107 'Genome sequencing' projects...
Transcriptome or Gene expression616
BioProject
accession
OrganismTitle
PRJNA272159Aaroniella sp. AD-2014The 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA219521Acerentomon sp. AD-2013The 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA286330Acheta domesticusThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA286331Achrioptera fallaxThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
PRJNA273018Acontista multicolorThe 1KITE project: evolution of insects (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum...)
List all 616 'Transcriptome or Gene expression' projects...

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