PATRIC Now Has Over 15,000 Consistently Annotated Genomes!

Published on 2014-02-27

New Genomes and Annotations

In the February 2014 data release, 1843 new genomes have been added to PATRIC, 1819 new genomes have been annotated using RAST, and 6 genomes have been updated.

A summary of the genomes available on the PATRIC website through January, 2014 is provided in the table below:

PATRIC

RefSeq

Number of genomes

15594

10973

Number of Complete genomes

2542

2412

Number of WGS genomes

13047

8263

Number of Plasmid only genomes

4

399

Genome Metadata

In addition to curating metadata for new genomes, we have incorporated additional metadata provided to PATRIC by the NIAID-funded Genome Sequencing Centers for total 413 bacterial genomes for pathogens such as Brucella, Clostridium, Enterococcus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella, and Staphylococcus aureus.