Comparative genomics of dessicating and non-dessicating species of bdelloid rotifers

The data describe:
Genome sequencing of desiccating bdelloid rotifers
Population genomics of bdelloid rotifers
Comparative genomics of bdelloid rotifers: evaluating the effects of asexuality and desiccation tolerance on genome evolution

This data is NERC-funded but not held by the EIDC. This data is archived in the Environmental Nucleotide Archive

Publication date: 2019-11-21


Study area

Provenance & quality

Reference genome sequences for A. ricciae, R. macrura, and R. magnacalcarata were assembled using a combination of long- and short-read sequencing technologies

Supplemental information

This dataset is a supplement to:

Nowell RW, Almeida P, Wilson CG, Smith TP, Fontaneto D, et al. (2018) Comparative genomics of bdelloid rotifers: Insights from desiccating and nondesiccating species. PLOS Biology 16(4): e2004830

Correspondence/contact details

Professor Timothy Barraclough
Imperial College London


Professor Timothy Barraclough
Imperial College London

Other contacts

European Nucleotide Archive (ENA)
European Nucleotide Archive (ENA)

Additional metadata

Topic categories
bdelloid rotifer
Natural Environment Research Council Award: NE/M01651X/1
Last updated
25 November 2019 15:32