The Ensembl Compara multi-species database stores the results of genome-wide species comparisons calculated for each data release. The database includes:
- Whole genome alignments
- Synteny regions
- Orthologue predictions
- Paralogue predictions
- Protein family clusters
The table layout of the database is explained in the following document:
A comprehensive Perl Application Programme Interface (API) provides efficient access to the Ensembl Compara database.
- Perl API Installation: A step-by-step installation guide for all Ensembl Perl APIs.
- Compara Perl API Documentation: A complete reference to the objects and methods used in the Compara database API.
- Compara Perl API Tutorial: An introduction to the underlying concepts of the Compara database API.
- Compara FAQs
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