Nov 19, 2015.
NCBI has updated GenBank and RefSeq annotations for D. melanogaster on Oct 16, 2015 and Oct 19, 2015, respectively.
The GenBank and RefSeq releases at NCBI correspond to FlyBase annotation release 6.07 as found in our FB2015_04 release.
We recommend using this annotation release for those who wish to have a frozen reference annotation set for their analyses....
Jan 14, 2016.
The External Resources page
has been updated and a prominent new button has been added to the FlyBase home page.
This button replaces a link to the
“Query Builder” field-specific search tool
which can still be accessed via the navigation bar under
Tools → Query Tools and Portals → QueryBuilder....
Mar 30, 2016.
As of the FB2016_02 release, FlyBase has incorporated orthology data
from the DRSC Integrative Ortholog Prediction Tool
The DIOPT dataset integrates ortholog predictions for eight model organisms from ten individual tools.
This approach provides a streamlined method for comparison
of orthology predictions originating from different algorithms
based on sequence homology, phylogenetic trees, and functional similarity....