Aegilops tauschii (Aet_v4.0)

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About Aegilops tauschii

Tausch's goatgrass or rough-spike hard grass (Aegilops tauschii) is found in temperate Asia and the Caucasus region. It is the diploid progenitor of the bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) D-genome, providing important evolutionary information for wheat. The bread wheat genome is a hexaploid, resulting from the hybridisation of the wild A. tauschii with a cultivated tetraploid wheat, Triticum dicoccoides. This spontaneous event occured about 8,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent.

Taxonomy ID 200361

Data source University of California, Davis

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Genome assembly: Aet_v4.0

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Download genes, cDNAs, ncRNA, proteins - FASTA - GFF3

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Comparative genomics

What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.

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Phylogenetic overview of gene families

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This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor:

Variant Effect Predictor


What can I find? Microarray annotations.

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