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Ciliate Genome Sequencing: Tetrahymena thermophila macronuclear genome

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) currently supports a project aimed at producing a draft assembly of the macronuclear genomic sequence of the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila. The genome will be sequenced to 6- to 8-fold sequence depth. The Tetrahymena sequencing project is being led by researchers at the The Institute for Genome Research/Joint Technology Center.

Genome Sequencing Whitepaper Proposal
Project Link

Additional Resources

Sequence and Assembly
  • dbEST [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] - Database of ESTs at NCBI

Last updated: June 04, 2012