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Sheep species data

(a) Go to the species homepage for Sheep. What is the name of the genome assembly for Sheep?

(b) Click on More information and statistics. How long is the Sheep genome (in bp)? How many genes have been annotated?

(a) Select Sheep from the drop down species list, or click on View full list of all Ensembl species, then choose Sheep from the list.

The assembly is Oar_rambouillet_v1.0 or GCA_002742125.1.

(b) Click on More information and statistics. Statistics are shown in the tables on the left.

The length of the genome is 2,869,914,396 bp. There are 20,506 coding genes.