How many animals have sequenced genomes?
What other genomes have been sequenced? Researchers have sequenced the complete genomes of hundreds of animals and plants-more than 250 animal species and 50 species of birds alone-and the list continues to grow almost daily.
What animals have had their genome sequenced?
For a more complete list, see the List of sequenced animal genomes.
|Organism||Type||Number of genes predicted|
|Drosophila melanogaster||Fruit fly||13,600|
|Anopheles gambiae Strain: PEST||Mosquito||13,683|
|Takifugu rubripes||Puffer fish||22–29,000|
|Homo sapiens||Human||18,826 (CCDS consortium)|
How many genomes are sequenced to date?
Taken together, in total, these institutions have sequenced ∼317,259 genomes and exomes to date. Most of the sequencing institutions reported that they are able to store raw genomic data in compliance with various national regulations, although there was a lack of standardisation of storage formats.