Pig The Sscrofa10.2 assembly of the pig genome was produced in August 2011 by the Swine Genome Sequencing Consortium (SGSC). It consists of 20 chromosomes (1-18, X and Y) and 4562 unplaced scaffolds. This genome assembly has GCA_000003025.4 as its GenBank assembly accession.

The genome assembly represented here corresponds to GenBank Assembly ID GCA_000003025.4

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Sscrofa10.2 was annotated using a standard Ensembl mammalian genebuild pipeline, incorporating RNA-Seq data provided by the (SGSC). The annotation process is described in this document. When the annotation was completed, the gene set contained the following: 21,640 protein coding genes, 380 pseudogenes and 2,965 ncRNAs.