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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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DGIL Porcine Translational Research Database


Current Statistics (06/02/2015)
Gene entries    8,021
Genes with full-length RNA transcripts (full 5’ and 3’)        5,388
% of genome (estimated)  27.8%
Full-length protein sequences    6,034
% of genome (estimated)  31.7%
Error notations (# of entries)    2,979
Artifactually duplicated genes    815
Missing genes (from Ensembl 10.2)   931
Truncated proteins   1,233
Real-time PCR Assays   2,232
Taqman   1,860
SYBR Green     372
Antibodies (reactive and non reactive)   1,149
Antibodies (# entries)    508





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This database contains functional information on genes commonly studied in humans, pigs, and rodents, including more than 2,300 sequenced at DGIL. Each entry has been manually-annotated and is linked to other porcine databases as well as Homologene, InnateDb and Gene Ontology Annotations.

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This database is currently in a beta version, there are some incomplete annotations. We cannot guarantee the performance of the antibodies or PCR assays that have not been tested in our lab under conditions not specified in the published literature.



Last Modified: 6/3/2015