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ready The Vertebrate Genome Annotation Database


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The Vertebrate Genome Annotation (VEGA) database is a central repository for high quality manual annotation of vertebrate finished genome sequence.


Countries that developed this resource United Kingdom

Created in 2004

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How to cite this record VEGA; The Vertebrate Genome Annotation Database; DOI:; Last edited: April 26, 2021, 2:59 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 27 2022 8:49 a.m.

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Record updated: April 20, 2021, 12:58 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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The vertebrate genome annotation (Vega) database.

Wilming LG., Gilbert JG., Howe K., Trevanion S., Hubbard T., Harrow JL.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008

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The Vertebrate Genome Annotation browser 10 years on.

Harrow JL, Steward CA, Frankish A, Gilbert JG, Gonzalez JM, Loveland JE, Mudge J, Sheppard D, Thomas M, Trevanion S, Wilming LG.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2014

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  • 5U54HG004555 (National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA)

  • BB/K009524/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)

  • WT098051 (The Wellcome Trust, UK)