Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (purple sea urchin)
Representative genome: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (assembly Spur_4.2)
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ID: 86
Organism ImageStrongylocentrotus purpuratus (purple sea urchin)

purple sea urchin; marine invertebrate used as a model organism to study embryological development and gene regulation

Lineage: Eukaryota[3239]; Metazoa[1077]; Echinodermata[11]; Eleutherozoa[11]; Echinozoa[6]; Echinoidea[4]; Euechinoidea[3]; Echinacea[3]; Echinoida[2]; Strongylocentrotidae[2]; Strongylocentrotus[1]; Strongylocentrotus purpuratus[1]
Echinoids are invertebrate marine animals that are found throughout the world. The group includes sea urchins and sand dollars. Echinoids exhibit pentaradial symmetry and have a skeleton, or test, of fused calcitic plates embedded in the skin. Tube-feet are used for feeding and respiration, and spines are involved in locomotion and defense against predators.Echinoids More...


Submitter: Baylor College of Medicine
Assembly level: Scaffold
Assembly: GCA_000002235.3 Spur_4.2 scaffolds: 31,897 contigs: 146,295 N50: 16,785 L50: 13,767
BioProjects: PRJNA13728, PRJNA56067, PRJNA10736
Whole Genome Shotgun (WGS): INSDC: AAGJ00000000.5
Statistics: total length (Mb): 990.915
 protein count: 35804
 GC%: 38.3
NCBI Annotation Release:  101



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