Info • Byssothecium circinans CBS 675.92 v1.0


[June 2014] The Byssothecium circinans genome was sequenced using the Illumina platform and assembled with AllPathsLG release version R47710 (Gnerre et al., 2010).
Mitochondrial genome was assembled separately and is available in the downloads section.

Summary statistics for the Byssothecium circinans CBS 675.92 v1.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp) 49.29
Sequencing read coverage depth 96.3x
# of contigs 1506
# of scaffolds 160
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 141
Scaffold N50 18
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 0.87
# of gaps 1346
% of scaffold length in gaps 3.4%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 2.12, 1.83, 1.73

ESTs Data set # sequences total # mapped to genome % mapped to genome
Ests RNNotator assembled Illumina ESTs 27608 27024 97.9%

Gene Models FilteredModels1
length (bp) of: average median
gene 1645 1405
transcript 1491 1268
exon 558 360
intron 94 58
protein length (aa) 426 349
exons per gene 2.67 2
# of gene models 15785


Joseph Spatafora, Oregon State University, USA
Pedro Crous and Manfred Binder at CBS-KNAW, The Netherlands.

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.