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Compara API

Database Description

The Ensembl Compara multi-species database stores the results of genome-wide species comparisons calculated for each data release. The database includes:

  • Comparative genomics:
    • Whole genome alignments
    • Synteny regions
  • Comparative proteomics:
    • Orthologue predictions
    • Paralogue predictions
    • Protein family clusters

Database Schema

The table layout of the database is explained in the following document:

Perl API

A comprehensive Perl Application Programme Interface (API) provides efficient access to the Ensembl Compara database.

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