This assembly was generated using 101 bp paired-end Illumina HiSeq2000 reads generated from two libraries: a 180 bp insert ‘fragment’ library and a 1.5 kb ‘jump’ library. Sequencing template for the fragment and jump libraries was derived from genomic DNA extracted from a single individual, which was preserved by freezing at -80C. Native genomic DNA was used for the fragment library and whole genome amplified DNA was used for the jump library. Reads were assembled at the Broad Institute using the ALLPATHS LG algorithm, with the Haploidify option enabled to address high allelic heterozygosity in the template.

Genome Size (bp): 
Scaffold N50 (bp): 
22 320
Scaffold count: 
16 162
Release date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013


Originally isolated from wild individuals collected in Iran (Ghoran village, May 2010), mosquitoes were donated by Mohammad Oshagi and Igor Sharakhov (Virginia Tech). There is no colony.

Gene sets

22 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2017
21 Feb 2017
20 Oct 2015
24 Jun 2014

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