Gallus gallus (chicken)
Reference genome: Gallus gallus (assembly GRCg6a)
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ID: 111
Organism ImageGallus gallus (chicken)

The red junglefowl or domestic chicken

Lineage: Eukaryota[3677]; Metazoa[1172]; Chordata[566]; Craniata[556]; Vertebrata[556]; Euteleostomi[547]; Archelosauria[146]; Archosauria[136]; Dinosauria[132]; Saurischia[132]; Theropoda[132]; Coelurosauria[132]; Aves[132]; Neognathae[119]; Galloanserae[15]; Galliformes[11]; Phasianidae[8]; Phasianinae[3]; 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...

Summary

Sequence data: genome assemblies: 2; sequence reads: 25 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 1043.19
 median protein count: 49681
 median GC%: 41.9137
NCBI Annotation Release:  104

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