This assembly was generated using 101 bp paired-end Illumina HiSeq2000 reads generated from three libraries: a 180 bp insert ‘fragment’ library, a 1.5 kb ‘jump’ library, and a 38 kb ‘fosill’ library. Sequencing template for the fragment and jump libraries was derived from genomic DNA extracted from a single individual, which was preserved by freezing at -80C. Native genomic DNA was used for the fragment library and whole genome amplified DNA was used for the jump library. Template for the fosill library was generated from a pooled extraction of many individuals. Reads were assembled at the Broad Institute using the ALLPATHS LG algorithm, with the Haploidify option enabled to address high allelic heterozygosity in the template.

Genome Size (bp): 
Scaffold N50 (bp): 
80 738
Scaffold count: 
11 270
Release date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Originally isolated from Korea, isofemale selection was performed prior to genome sequencing. For more details click here.

For more details about the strain:

Neafsey et al (121 authors). 2015. Highly evolvable malaria vectors: The genomes of 16 Anopheles. mosquitoes. Science. Published Online November 27 2014

Gene sets

24 Jun 2014
25 Feb 2014
14 Dec 2013

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