Release VB-2018-10

We are pleased to announce the October 2018 release of VectorBase (VB-2018-10):

Genomes

Released genomes, with gene predictions

Organism Strain Assembly Gene set Gene Count Browser
Aedes aegypti Liverpool AGWG AaegL5 AaegL5.1 19 712
Aedes albopictus Foshan AaloF1 AaloF1.2 18 294
Anopheles albimanus STECLA AalbS2 AalbS2.6 12 504
Anopheles arabiensis Dongola AaraD1 AaraD1.9 13 845
Anopheles atroparvus EBRO AatrE3 AatrE3.1 14 078
Anopheles christyi ACHKN1017 AchrA1 AchrA1.7 11 185
Anopheles coluzzii Mali-NIH AcolM1 AcolM1.7 14 851
Anopheles culicifacies A A-37 AculA1 AculA1.6 14 727
Anopheles darlingi Coari AdarC3 AdarC3.8 11 002
Anopheles dirus WRAIR2 AdirW1 AdirW1.8 13 251
Anopheles epiroticus Epiroticus2 AepiE1 AepiE1.7 12 286
Anopheles farauti FAR1 AfarF2 AfarF2.5 13 332
Anopheles funestus FUMOZ AfunF1 AfunF1.9 13 927
Anopheles gambiae PEST AgamP4 AgamP4.10 13 839
Anopheles maculatus maculatus3 AmacM1 AmacM1.5 15 018
Anopheles melas CM1001059_A AmelC2 AmelC2.6 15 765
Anopheles merus MAF AmerM2 AmerM2.8 13 638
Anopheles minimus MINIMUS1 AminM1 AminM1.8 13 127
Anopheles quadriannulatus SANGWE AquaS1 AquaS1.10 13 950
Anopheles sinensis SINENSIS AsinS2 AsinS2.5 13 204
Anopheles sinensis China AsinC2 AsinC2.2 19 694
Anopheles stephensi Indian AsteI2 AsteI2.3 12 189
Anopheles stephensi SDA-500 AsteS1 AsteS1.7 13 615
Biomphalaria glabrata BB02 BglaB1 BglaB1.6 31 985
Cimex lectularius Harlan ClecH1 ClecH1.3 15 292
Culex quinquefasciatus Johannesburg CpipJ2 CpipJ2.4 19 793
Glossina austeni TTRI GausT1 GausT1.7 20 099
Glossina brevipalpis IAEA GbreI1 GbreI1.7 14 991
Glossina fuscipes IAEA GfusI1 GfusI1.7 20 502
Glossina morsitans Yale GmorY1 GmorY1.9 12 869
Glossina pallidipes IAEA GpalI1 GpalI1.7 19 639
Glossina palpalis IAEA GpapI1 GpapI1.4 20 536
Ixodes scapularis Wikel IscaW1 IscaW1.6 23 340
Lutzomyia longipalpis Jacobina LlonJ1 LlonJ1.5 10 760
Musca domestica Aabys MdomA1 MdomA1.3 16 135
Pediculus humanus USDA PhumU2 PhumU2.4 11 712
Phlebotomus papatasi Israel PpapI1 PpapI1.5 11 821
Rhodnius prolixus CDC RproC3 RproC3.3 15 738
Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis Arlian SscaA1 SscaA1.2 10 797
Stomoxys calcitrans USDA ScalU1 ScalU1.4 16 928

Expression data

New experiments processed and added to the expression browser:

Population Biology

24 projects have been added:

  • Transgenic Metarhizium pingshaense synergistically ameliorates pyrethroid-resistance in wild-caught, malaria-vector mosquitoes (VBP0000321: details, map, 2 collections, 570 samples, 0 phenotypes, 1140 genotypes)
  • Impact of partially and fully closed eaves on house entry rates by mosquitoes (VBP0000322: details, map, 4 collections, 5000 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Primary malaria vector An. darlingi larvae in a high transmission fish farming area in Amazonian Brazil (VBP0000323: details, map, 337 collections, 4044 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Uneven malaria transmission in geographically distinct districts of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (VBP0000324: details, map, 4 collections, 22 samples, 10 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Pyrethroid resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis in Nouakchott, Mauritania (VBP0000325: details, map, 2 collections, 2 samples, 8 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Emergence of knock-down resistance in the Anopheles gambiae complex in the Upper River Region, The Gambia, and its relationship with malaria infection in children (VBP0000326: details, map, 2 collections, 8 samples, 0 phenotypes, 24 genotypes)
  • Insecticide resistance, associated mechanisms and fitness aspects in two Brazilian Stegomyia aegypti (=‚ÄČAedes aegypti) populations (VBP0000327: details, map, 4 collections, 4 samples, 14 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Change in Anopheles richness and composition in response to artificial flooding during the creation of the Jirau hydroelectric dam in Porto Velho, Brazil (VBP0000328: details, map, 247 collections, 6347 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Barcoding blood meals: New vertebrate-specific primer sets for assigning taxonomic identities to host DNA from mosquito blood meals (VBP0000329: details, map, 1 collections, 63 samples, 60 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2008 (VBP0000330: details, map, 1502 collections, 5912 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2009 (VBP0000331: details, map, 1701 collections, 6796 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2010 (VBP0000332: details, map, 1712 collections, 7314 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2011 (VBP0000333: details, map, 1999 collections, 7021 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2012 (VBP0000334: details, map, 2016 collections, 7316 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2013 (VBP0000335: details, map, 2020 collections, 8075 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2014 (VBP0000336: details, map, 2080 collections, 8047 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2015 (VBP0000337: details, map, 2060 collections, 9647 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2016 (VBP0000338: details, map, 1999 collections, 9431 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2017 (VBP0000339: details, map, 2040 collections, 8992 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Marion County, Indiana, USA. 2018 (VBP0000340: details, map, 1260 collections, 4518 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance by smart traps owned by Biogents AG. 2017 (VBP0000341: details, map, 347 collections, 347 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance by smart traps owned by Biogents AG. 2018 (VBP0000342: details, map, 822 collections, 822 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance by smart traps owned by Collier Mosquito Control District. 2017 (VBP0000343: details, map, 477 collections, 477 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance by smart traps owned by Collier Mosquito Control District. 2018 (VBP0000344: details, map, 3136 collections, 3136 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
64 projects have been updated (usually to fix minor data inconsistencies):
  • Adaptive divergence between incipient species of Anopheles gambiae increases resistance to Plasmodium (VBP0000007: details, map, 9 collections, 97 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Investigation of genetic diversity and phylogeography of wild tick populations in North America. (VBP0000120: details, map, 72 collections, 82 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • A multipurpose high throughput SNP chip for the dengue and yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti (VBP0000122: details, map, 160 collections, 160 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Global Genetic Diversity of Aedes aegypti. (VBP0000138: details, map, 83 collections, 3708 samples, 0 phenotypes, 88274 genotypes)
  • Highly evolvable malaria vectors: The genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquitoes (VBP0000119: details, map, 98 collections, 98 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Multiple introductions of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, into California (VBP0000177: details, map, 16 collections, 519 samples, 0 phenotypes, 11015 genotypes)
  • UC Davis/UCLA population dataset (VBP0000005: details, map, 819 collections, 30769 samples, 0 phenotypes, 198812 genotypes)
  • Tracking the return of Aedes aegypti to Brazil, the major vector of the dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses (VBP0000176: details, map, 30 collections, 1032 samples, 0 phenotypes, 24566 genotypes)
  • State-wide mosquito surveillance in Iowa, USA. 2013-2014 (VBP0000194: details, map, 7000 collections, 19175 samples, 2680 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Effective population sizes of a major vector of human diseases, Aedes aegypti (VBP0000193: details, map, 29 collections, 1383 samples, 0 phenotypes, 30018 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Orange County, Florida, USA. 2017 (VBP0000262: details, map, 594 collections, 2125 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2016 (VBP0000213: details, map, 930 collections, 2751 samples, 5463 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2015 (VBP0000214: details, map, 745 collections, 2272 samples, 4581 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Natural diversity of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae (VBP0000163: details, map, 765 collections, 765 samples, 0 phenotypes, 7650 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2014 (VBP0000215: details, map, 625 collections, 1905 samples, 3840 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Whole-genome resequencing of 12 female and 12 male Anopheles gambiae G3 strain laboratory colony individuals (VBP0000227: details, 0 collections, 24 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2008 (VBP0000242: details, map, 318 collections, 1092 samples, 2322 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2009 (VBP0000243: details, map, 582 collections, 1857 samples, 3825 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2010 (VBP0000244: details, map, 697 collections, 2085 samples, 4164 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2011 (VBP0000245: details, map, 554 collections, 2020 samples, 4398 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2012 (VBP0000246: details, map, 344 collections, 843 samples, 1497 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Southern Nevada, USA. 2013 (VBP0000247: details, map, 334 collections, 913 samples, 1737 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Hernando County, Florida, USA. 2014 (VBP0000248: details, map, 627 collections, 2367 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Hernando County, Florida, USA. 2015 (VBP0000249: details, map, 464 collections, 2210 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Hernando County, Florida, USA. 2016 (VBP0000250: details, map, 389 collections, 2145 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Hernando County, Florida, USA. 2017 (VBP0000251: details, map, 374 collections, 2134 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance following Hurricane Irma, Hernando County, Florida, USA. 2017 (VBP0000252: details, map, 16 collections, 107 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Manatee County, Florida, USA. 2014 (VBP0000254: details, map, 2661 collections, 17382 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Manatee County, Florida, USA. 2015 (VBP0000255: details, map, 2453 collections, 15253 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Manatee County, Florida, USA. 2016 (VBP0000256: details, map, 2458 collections, 15296 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Orange County, Florida, USA. 2012 (VBP0000257: details, map, 2744 collections, 5619 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Orange County, Florida, USA. 2013 (VBP0000258: details, map, 1204 collections, 3289 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Orange County, Florida, USA. 2014 (VBP0000259: details, map, 686 collections, 1939 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Orange County, Florida, USA. 2015 (VBP0000260: details, map, 760 collections, 2325 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Orange County, Florida, USA. 2016 (VBP0000261: details, map, 780 collections, 3079 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in South Walton County, Florida, USA. 2015 (VBP0000263: details, map, 1954 collections, 7726 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in South Walton County, Florida, USA. 2016 (VBP0000264: details, map, 2196 collections, 8784 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in South Walton County, Florida, USA. 2017 (VBP0000265: details, map, 1946 collections, 8516 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Manatee County, Florida, USA. 2012 (VBP0000266: details, map, 2110 collections, 12938 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Manatee County, Florida, USA. 2013 (VBP0000253: details, map, 2516 collections, 15620 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Local selection in the presence of high levels of gene flow: Evidence of heterogeneous insecticide selection pressure across Ugandan Culex quinquefasciatus populations (VBP0000205: details, map, 5 collections, 542 samples, 0 phenotypes, 10170 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2004 (VBP0000278: details, map, 2370 collections, 6033 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2005 (VBP0000279: details, map, 2034 collections, 6365 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2006 (VBP0000280: details, map, 1854 collections, 3247 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2007 (VBP0000281: details, map, 1650 collections, 4505 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2008 (VBP0000282: details, map, 1436 collections, 5257 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2009 (VBP0000283: details, map, 1407 collections, 5497 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2010 (VBP0000284: details, map, 1212 collections, 3242 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2011 (VBP0000285: details, map, 1326 collections, 3246 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2012 (VBP0000286: details, map, 270 collections, 842 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2013 (VBP0000287: details, map, 1107 collections, 3718 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2014 (VBP0000288: details, map, 843 collections, 3188 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2015 (VBP0000289: details, map, 951 collections, 3276 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia, Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2016 (VBP0000290: details, map, 624 collections, 1780 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia (BG-Sentinel), Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2014 (VBP0000291: details, map, 136 collections, 618 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia (BG-Sentinel), Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2015 (VBP0000292: details, map, 101 collections, 355 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia (BG-Sentinel), Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2017 (VBP0000293: details, map, 159 collections, 652 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Mosquito surveillance in Anastasia (BG-Sentinel), Saint Johns County, Florida, USA. 2016 (VBP0000294: details, map, 240 collections, 739 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Origin of a High-Latitude Population of Aedes aegypti in Washington, DC (VBP0000201: details, map, 23 collections, 643 samples, 0 phenotypes, 6952 genotypes)
  • Veni, vidi, vici: on the origin and expansion of the mosquito Aedes aegypti in Madeira Island (Portugal) (VBP0000303: details, map, 15 collections, 715 samples, 0 phenotypes, 21373 genotypes)
  • Reduced-representation sequencing identifies small effective population sizes of Anopheles gambiae in the north-western Lake Victoria basin, Uganda (VBP0000212: details, map, 9 collections, 96 samples, 0 phenotypes, 91 genotypes)
  • Aedes aegypti in the Black Sea (VBP0000269: details, map, 5 collections, 124 samples, 0 phenotypes, 2848 genotypes)
  • Population structure of a vector of human diseases: Aedes aegypti in its ancestral range, Africa (VBP0000295: details, map, 38 collections, 315 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)
  • Sequence and structural variation in the genome of the Biomphalaria glabrata embryonic (Bge) cell line (VBP0000226: details, 0 collections, 1 samples, 0 phenotypes, 0 genotypes)

Variation Data

Summary of available variation data by organism

Reference speciesAssemblySNP callsIndel calls
Aedes aegypti LiverpoolAaegL3332,4454,081
Aedes aegypti LVP_AGWGAaegL5314,6331,761
Anopheles arabiensis DongolaAaraD110,164,3391,022,752
Anopheles culicifacies A-37AculA19,154,354900,063
Anopheles epiroticus Epiroticus2AepiE13,281,528267,653
Anopheles farauti FAR1AfarF27,226,209871,433
Anopheles funestus FUMOZAfunF112,920,105987,886
Anopheles gambiae PESTAgamP459,236,5362,168,425
Anopheles melas CM1001059_AAmelC23,677,409418,730
Anopheles merus MAFAmerM26,053,485558,680
Anopheles minimus MINIMUS1AminM14,206,083222,877
Anopheles quadriannulatus SANGWEAquaS110,137,655931,982
Anopheles sinensis SINENSISAsinS25,841,551409,698
Anopheles stephensi SDA-500AsteS15,856,684574,778
Anopheles stephensi IndianAsteI2366,3670
Biomphalaria glabrata BB02BglaB110,031,3950
Culex quinquefasciatus JohannesburgCpipJ220
Ixodes scapularis WikelIscaW11,776,3520

Tutorials

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Future releases

The next VectorBase release (VB-2018-12) is scheduled for late December.

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Release date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018