Aspergillus terreus NIH2624 (ASM14961v1)

About the Aspergillus terreus genome

*Aspergillus terreus* is a fungus found in soil, decomposing vegetation and dust in warmer climates such as tropical and subtropical regions. *A. terreus* is commonly used in industry to produce important organic acids, such as itaconic acid and cis-aconitic acid, and enzymes like xylanase. It was also the initial source for the drug mevinolin (lovastatin), a drug for lowering serum cholesterol. *A. terreus* can cause opportunistic infections in people with deficient immune systems. It also produces aspterric acid and 6-hydroxymellein, inhibitors of pollen development in *Arabidopsis thaliana.*

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Taxonomy ID 341663

Data source European Nucleotide Archive

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Genome assembly: ASM14961v1

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Comparative genomics

What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.

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Phylogenetic overview of gene families

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This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor:

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