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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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DGIL Porcine Translational Research Database


Current Statistics (02/15/2015)


Gene entries                                                                               7,538


Genes with full-length RNA transcripts (full 5’ and 3’)       4,813

          % of genome (estimated)                                               22.2%       


Full-length protein sequences                                               5,503

          % of genome (estimated)                                               25.3%


Error notations (# of entries)                                                  2,949

          Artifactually duplicated genes                                      742

          Missing genes (from Ensembl 10.2)                            904

          Truncated proteins                                                         1,046


Real-time PCR Assays                                                               2,227

          Taqman                                                                              1,856

          SYBR Green                                                                       371  


Antibodies (# entries)                                                                 602


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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: 2/13/2015
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