Info • Ascobolus immersus RN42 v1.0


The Ascobolus immersus RN42 genome was sequenced using the Illumina platform, assembled with AllPathsLG, and annotated with the JGI annotation pipeline and custom analyses.

Summary statistics for the Ascobolus immersus RN42 v1.0 v1.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp} 59.53
Sequencing read coverage depth 86.3
# of contigs 1225
# of scaffolds 706
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 548
Scaffold N50 60
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 0.27
# of gaps 519
% of scaffold length in gaps 1.1%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 1.46, 1.44, 1.21

ESTs Data set # sequences total # mapped to genome % mapped to genome
EstClusters CombestEstClusters 50164 50065 99.8%
Other RNAseq_contigs 26286 24659 93.8%

Gene Models FilteredModels2
length (bp) of: average median
gene 1575 1290
transcript 1409 1137
exon 528 356
intron 102 59
protein length (aa) 411 321
exons per gene 2.67 2
# of gene models 17877


Joey Spatafora, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

Fabienne Malagnac, Institut de Génétique et Microbiologie, Université Paris-Sud

Francis Martin, Université de Nancy, France

Genome Reference(s)


The work conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, a DOE Office of Science User Facility, is supported by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231.