The starlet sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis) is a species of small sea anemone in the family Edwardsiidae native to the east coast of the United States, with introduced populations along the coast of southeast England and the west coast of the United States. Populations have also been located in Nova Scotia, Canada. This sea anemone is found in the shallow brackish water of coastal lagoons and saltmarshes where its slender column is usually buried in the mud and its tentacles exposed. Its genome has been sequenced and it is cultivated in the laboratory as a model organism, but the IUCN has listed it as being a "Vulnerable species" in the wild.

Sequence Statistics

No Sequences27273
No Amino Acids9000608
Min Seq. Length49
Avg. Seq. Length330.019
Max Seq. Length8745
Seq. Length 1σ334.651

Disorder Prediction Statistics

Predictor % Genome Disordered % Genome Disordered in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered Avg. % of Disordered Regions in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered and in SCOP Domains
VLXT 26.881 7.005 27.736 35.503 7.810
VSL2b 35.212 7.977 37.247 32.434 9.220
PrDOS 33.994 6.053 35.877 27.871 6.766
PV2 38.732 10.598 44.429 35.790 13.098
IUPred-S 15.018 1.674 16.496 20.701 2.392
IUPred-L 15.649 1.724 21.585 27.243 2.900
Espritz-N 22.577 4.158 22.498 28.540 4.399
Espritz-X 14.149 1.530 16.256 19.599 2.463
Espritz-D 7.659 1.423 48.594 21.714 14.593

SUPERFAMILY Domains

% Amino Acids with SCOP Assignment % Sequences with SCOP Assignment No of Domains No of Superfamilies No of Families Avg. Family Size Avg. Domain Length Domain Pairs Unique Domain Architectures
47 59 25640 1087 1040 23.6 330 1481 4286

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