International Vertebrate Genomes Project releases first 15 high-quality reference genomes, Publicly available data will impact studies on life, disease, and conservation efforts

International Vertebrate Genomes Project releases first 15 high-quality reference genomes, Publicly available data will impact studies on life, disease, and conservation efforts

The Genome 10K consortium (G10K) announces the official launch of the Vertebrate Genome Project (VGP) and its first release of 15 new, high-quality reference genomes for 14 species representing all five vertebrate classes – mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes. As a selected partner for the current Phase 1 of VGP, Arima Genomics delivered high quality Hi-C proximity-ligation (referred to as Arima-HiC) data necessary to achieve whole chromosome-spanning assemblies.

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