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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 at various levels:

DNA-sequence level
  • Whole genome alignments
  • Synteny regions
  • Conservation scores / constrained elements
Gene level
  • Phylogenetic trees
  • Homology predictions

Database Schema

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

Perl API

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

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