These gene predictions were generated by Ensembl.
For more information on the different gene tracks, see our Genes FAQ.
For a description of the methods used in Ensembl gene predictions, please refer to
Hubbard et al. (2002), also listed in the References section below.
Ensembl Gene data can be explored interactively using the
Table Browser or the
For local downloads, the genePred format files for melGal5 are available in our
downloads directory as ensGene.txt.gz or in our
genes download directory in GTF format.
For programmatic access, the data can be queried from the
REST API or
directly from our public MySQL
servers. Instructions on this method are available on our
MySQL help page and on
Previous versions of this track can be found on our archive download server.
We would like to thank Ensembl for providing these gene annotations. For more information, please see
Ensembl's genome annotation page.
Hubbard T, Barker D, Birney E, Cameron G, Chen Y, Clark L, Cox T, Cuff J,
Curwen V, Down T et al.
The Ensembl genome database project.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):38-41.
PMID: 11752248; PMC: PMC99161