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Ovis aries (sheep)
Representative genome: Ovis aries (assembly ARS-UI_Ramb_v2.0)
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ID: 83
Organism ImageOvis aries (sheep)


Lineage: Eukaryota[11549]; Metazoa[5490]; Chordata[2666]; Craniata[2641]; Vertebrata[2641]; Euteleostomi[2619]; Mammalia[718]; Eutheria[544]; Laurasiatheria[302]; Artiodactyla[141]; Ruminantia[94]; Pecora[92]; Bovidae[67]; Caprinae[16]; Ovis[6]; Ovis aries[1]
Ovis aries, the domestic sheep, is an important livestock animal. It is a wool producing animal that has economic importance throughout the world. The genome sequence will facilitate the identification of genes that may provide explanations for the vast range of mammalian variation and help us to better understand the genetic basis of diseases More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 55; sequence reads: 22 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 2831.43
 median protein count: 40658
 median GC%: 43.2
NCBI Annotation Release:  104

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