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PepsiCo OT3098 Hexaploid Oat Genome Assembly and Annotation Release in collaboration with GrainGenes

Revised Important Announcement [Updated on April 1, 2021 based on ongoing discussions about chromosome naming]: Version 2 of the oat OT3098 reference assembly is currently underway. This new version will include gap filling as well as reorientation/flipping of some chromosomes. A revised phylogeny-based nomenclature and orientation scheme was agreed upon by the oat community after v1 of OT3098 was made available. The finalized revision of chromosome orientation and numbering is awaiting final approval by a nomenclature committee.

IWGSC RefSeq v2.0 now available

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) is pleased to announce that announce that version 2 of the reference sequence of bread wheat, IWGSC RefSeq v2.0, is now available at the IWGSC data repository hosted by URGI-INRA.

GrainGenes-T3 Shared Genome Browsers

In a show of close collaboration between two USDA-ARS databases, GrainGenes and the Triticeae Toolbox (T3) decided to maintain shared genome browsers for bread wheat and barley reference genomes (released in July 2019). The Chinese Spring wheat and Morex barley genome browsers will be housed at GrainGenes and will be populated by both teams.


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