Announcing WormBase ParaSite release 6

We are pleased to announce the sixth release of WormBase ParaSite.

 In this release we have a total of 109 genomes representing 100 species, with the addition of one new species: the free-living flatworm Macrostomum lignano (PRJNA284736).


We are also pleased to announce that a new, high-quality assembly for Brugia malayi is now available in WormBase and WormBase ParaSite – see our blog post for more details.

Predicted ncRNAs are now shown on genome browser for all species (example) and published RNA-Seq alignments have been added for Schistosoma mansoni (PRJEA36577).

Finally, we now provide a comparative genomics summary statistics page.


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