Info • Cryptococcus wieringae v1.0


[Feb 2016] The Cryptococcus wieringae genome was sequenced using the Illumina platform and assembled with AllPathsLG release version R49403 (Gnerre et al., 2011). Mitochondrial genome was assembled separately and is available in the downloads section.


Summary statistics for the Cryptococcus wieringae v1.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp) 19.66
Sequencing read coverage depth 100.8x
# of contigs 128
# of scaffolds 108
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 104
Scaffold N50 17
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 0.40
# of gaps 20
% of scaffold length in gaps 0.1%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 0.92, 0.91, 0.84

ESTs Data set # sequences total # mapped to genome % mapped to genome
EstClusters ESTclusters 34033 29131 85.6%
Ests est.fasta 116555611 111662024 95.8%

Gene Models FilteredModels1
length (bp) of: average median
gene 2043 1776
transcript 1666 1420
exon 264 159
intron 73 66
protein length (aa) 480 391
exons per gene 6.32 5
# of gene models 7467


Kyria Boundy-Mills, University of California - Davis
Jon Magnuson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Joseph Spatafora, Oregon State University, USA


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.