Gallus gallus (chicken)
Reference genome: Gallus gallus (assembly GRCg6a)
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Organism ImageGallus gallus (chicken)

The red junglefowl or domestic chicken

Lineage: Eukaryota[6684]; Metazoa[2838]; Chordata[1683]; Craniata[1662]; Vertebrata[1662]; Euteleostomi[1646]; Archelosauria[531]; Archosauria[508]; Dinosauria[504]; Saurischia[504]; Theropoda[504]; Coelurosauria[504]; Aves[504]; Neognathae[484]; Galloanserae[37]; Galliformes[19]; Phasianidae[13]; Phasianinae[6]; Gallus[1]; Gallus gallus[1]
The chicken is a domesticated form of the red junglefowl (Gallus gallus) that is native to Asia. The chicken is an important agricultural animal and has served as a model organism in many areas of biomedical research; it is one of the primary models for embryology and development, the study of viruses, and cancer. The chicken genome is less than More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 4; sequence reads: 35 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 1037.17
 median protein count: 49681
 median GC%: 42.2313
NCBI Annotation Release:  104

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