Gallus gallus (chicken)
Reference genome: Gallus gallus (assembly bGalGal1.mat.broiler.GRCg7b)
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Organism ImageGallus gallus (chicken)

The red junglefowl or domestic chicken

Lineage: Eukaryota[8504]; Metazoa[4118]; Chordata[2041]; Craniata[2019]; Vertebrata[2019]; Euteleostomi[2002]; Archelosauria[566]; Archosauria[541]; Dinosauria[537]; Saurischia[537]; Theropoda[537]; Coelurosauria[537]; Aves[537]; Neognathae[517]; Galloanserae[42]; Galliformes[23]; Phasianidae[17]; Phasianinae[7]; Gallus[1]; Gallus gallus[1]
The chicken is a domesticated form of the red junglefowl (Gallus gallus) that is native to Asia. The chicken is an important agricultural animal and has served as a model organism in many areas of biomedical research; it is one of the primary models for embryology and development, the study of viruses, and cancer. The chicken genome is less than More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 4; sequence reads: 39 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 1037.17
 median protein count: 50786
 median GC%: 42.2313
NCBI Annotation Release:  105

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