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Info • Thermoascus aurantiacus ATCC26904 v2.0


[June 2019] The nuclear genome was sequenced with Illumina, assembled with AllPathsLG, and annotated with the JGI Annotation Pipeline. The transcriptome was sequenced with Illumina and assembled with Trinity. The mitochondrial genome was assembled separately and is available on the Download page.

Summary statistics for the Thermoascus aurantiacus ATCC26904 v2.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp) 28.49
Sequencing read coverage depth 95.9x
# of contigs 196
# of scaffolds 48
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 33
Scaffold N50 5
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 2.25
# of gaps 148
% of scaffold length in gaps 0.2%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 3.45, 3.10, 3.01

ESTs Data set # sequences total # mapped to genome % mapped to genome
Ests est.fasta 68714066 67385008 98.1%
Other JGI_RNA_contigs 40556 38296 94.4%

Gene Models FilteredModels1
length (bp) of: average median
gene 1961 1716
transcript 1738 1499
exon 508 302
intron 94 67
protein length (aa) 489 402
exons per gene 3.42 3
# of gene models 8761



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.