Info • Serpula lacrymans S7.9 v2.0


v2, September 2011. This is an improved version of the Serpula lacrymans genome. The original assembly was sequenced using Sanger technology and assembled using Arachne. In this improved assembly one primer walk round reduced the contig count from 46 to 36. 

Summary statistics for the Serpula lacrymans S7.9 v2.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp} 42.73
Sequencing read coverage depth 8
# of contigs 375
# of scaffolds 36
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 36
Scaffold N50 6
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 2.95
# of gaps 339
% of scaffold length in gaps 0.9%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 5.71, 3.54, 3.27

ESTs Data set # sequences total # mapped to genome % mapped to genome
Ests Sanger ESTs 751838 402772 53.6%
Other Sanger Newbler-assembled clusters 107971 67678 62.7%

Gene Models FilteredModels1
length (bp) of: average median
gene 1588 1304
transcript 1244 1023
exon 217 141
intron 75 58
protein length (aa) 370 296
exons per gene 5.73 4
# of gene models 12789


  • Daniel Eastwood,Warwick HRI, University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, UK.
  • Nils Hogberg, Department of Forest Mycology & Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, UPPSALA, Sweden.
  • Olaf Schmidt, Department of Wood Biology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

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.