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Info • Monascus ruber NRRL 1597 v1.0


The Monascus ruber NRRL 1597 genome was sequenced using the Illumina platform and assembled with Velvet and ALLPathsLG.  The genome was annotated with the JGI annotation pipeline and custom analyses.


Summary statistics for the Monascus ruber NRRL 1597 v1.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp} 24.80
Sequencing read coverage depth 123.4
# of contigs 362
# of scaffolds 320
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 298
Scaffold N50 49
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 0.15
# of gaps 42
% of scaffold length in gaps 0.0%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 0.50, 0.49, 0.49

ESTs Data set # sequences total # mapped to genome % mapped to genome
Other RNAseq_contigs 28227 27222 96.4%

Gene Models FilteredModels1
length (bp) of: average median
gene 1769 1515
transcript 1588 1344
exon 507 301
intron 87 67
protein length (aa) 454 374
exons per gene 3.13 3
# of gene models 9650


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


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.