FAQs

Data
Are the BLAST databases masked?
Are the (genomes) gene sets experimentally validated?
Contigs and singletons in the Ixodes assembly
Does genome sequences on VectorBase contain mitochondrial DNA?
Does VectorBase host mitochondrial genomes?
Do you have any interaction data?
Do you store mosquito transposon data?
How are gene descriptions propagated between species?
How are genes projected between assembly versions?
How are "high confidence" orthologs defined?
How are RNA genes annotated?
How can I find RNAi gene pathway members?
How can I retrieve Interpro domains for a given species?
How does VectorBase annotate repeats and mask sequences?
How do I connect with the Ensembl Perl API?
How do I retrieve GO annotations?
How do you name alternative transcripts?
How to find a specific gene?
I find unexpected duplications in the Anopheles assembly: are they real?
Is it possible to query for genes' pathway information? e.g., KEGG
Is there any plan to map the species supercontigs to chromosomes?
Retrieving genes with the same domain
What are the -PA suffix after gene names?
What data is available for download?
What do I do with downloaded files ending with “.gz”?
What is the origin of the Aedes DNA?
What is the origin of the Anopheles M and S form DNA
What is this -RA suffix after gene names?
What 'Residue overlap splice site' means?
What the gene set counts mean?
Where are the Culex EST libraries from
Where has Culex pipiens gone
Where to submit proteomic data?
Which are the gene biotype definitions?
Which external ressources is VectorBase linking to
Why are there miRNA genes on both strands at the same location?
Why are there protein sequences with Xs and genes sequences with Ns
Why are there three Anopheles gambiae (PEST,M and S)