Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv

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Release 27 - March 2013




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The current release (R27 - March 2013) contains the updated annotation of the M. tuberculosis H37Rv genome sequence. In this release, over 700 CDS have been updated with proteomics data that confirm their translational start sites. This includes 63 that did not previously have proteomics annotation in TubercuList.


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TubercuList in numbers:

  • 4,411,532 bp of DNA sequence representing the whole Mycobacterium tuberculosis chromosome (strain H37Rv)
  • 4,018 protein genes
  • 13 pseudogenes
  • 45 tRNA genes
  • 3 rRNA genes
  • 30 ncRNA genes
  • 2 miscRNA genes
  • Gene density: 0.91 genes per kb
  • Average length: 1,002 bases per gene
  • Protein coding bases: 4,027,296
  • Protein coding percentage: 91.2%
  • GC percentage: 65.9 %
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The TubercuList knowledge base integrates genome details, protein information, drug and transcriptome data, mutant and operon annotation, bibliography, structural views and comparative genomics, in a structured manner required for the rational development of new diagnostic, therapeutic and prophylactic measures against tuberculosis. With the means of expert curation and continuous updates, we deliver a broad view of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome.

To Cite TubercuList: Lew JM, Kapopoulou A, Jones LM, Cole ST.
TubercuList - 10 years after.
Tuberculosis (Edinb). Jan 91(1):1-7 (2011)


The TubercuList database and website has been created by and is currently being annotated and maintained in the laboratory of Professor Stewart Cole, part of the Global Health Institute at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and in collaboration with the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics.

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If you have a TB knockout/mutant that you would like to share, please fill out the following form with as much information as you can provide. See a compiled list of all available data here or on the corresponding Gene Pages.

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