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Pig species data

(a) How many coding and non-coding genes does pig have?

(b) When was the current Sus scrofa genome assembly produced and by whom?

(a) Select Pig from the drop down species list, or click on View full list of all Ensembl species, then choose Pig from the list to go to the species homepage. Click on More information and statistics.

Pig has 21,303 coding genes and 8,979 non coding genes.

(b) The Sscrofa11.1 assembly of the pig genome was produced in January 2017 by the Swine Genome Sequencing Consortium (SGSC).