Saturday, 20 October 2012

Ensembl release 69 is out!

Subject: [ensembl-announce] Ensembl release 69 is out!

The latest Ensembl update (e!69) has been released :

Here are some highlights:

Human : Human dbSNP has been updated to release 137 and Human somatic variants from COSMIC have been updated to release 60. We now provide the 1000 genomes phase 1 data for the structural variation set, as well as DNA methylation data and ENCODE data.

New species : Ferret (Mustela putorius furo) and Platyfish (Xiphophorus maculatus).

Other news: We are happy to introduce the first inclusion of HAVANA manual curation for Ensembl genes in Pig, the release of the new scrollable region views and a new species home page redesign.

A complete list of the changes in release 69 can be found at

For the latest news on the ensembl project visit our blog at

Best Regards,
Thomas Maurel
Thomas Maurel
Bioinformatician - Ensembl Production Team
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton
Cambridge - CB10 1SD - UK

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