Info • Rhodosporidium toruloides IFO0880
Please note that this organism is for archival use only. Please see the current Rhodosporidium toruloides IFO0880 v4.0 site for the latest data and information.


The genome sequence and gene predictions were obtained from Jeffrey Skerker on Oct 4, 2015.
Please cite:
Shuyan Zhang, Jeffrey M. Skerker, Charles D. Rutter, Matthew J. Maurer, Adam P. Arkin, and Christopher V. Rao., 2015. Engineering Rhodosporidium toruloides for increased lipid production. Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Summary statistics for the Rhodosporidium toruloides IFO0880 v1.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp) 20.81
Sequencing read coverage depth
# of contigs 30
# of scaffolds 30
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 30
Scaffold N50 6
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 1.39
# of gaps 0
% of scaffold length in gaps 0.0%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 2.22, 1.97, 1.86

Gene Models ExternalModels
length (bp) of: average median
gene 2212 1819
transcript 1702 1365
exon 258 150
intron 93 64
protein length (aa) 567 455
exons per gene 6.61 6
# of gene models 7549




Jeffrey Skerker, UC Berkeley

Adam P. Arkin, UC Berkeley

Genome Reference(s)


This project was not sequenced at the JGI.