Ensembl update 2010
This thematic series of methods papers describes the construction, content and use of Ensembl's resources. Ensembl is a joint project of the European Bioinformatics Institute (a part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Ensembl enables genomic science by providing high quality, integrated annotation on vertebrate genomes within a consistent and accessible infrastructure. Components of the Ensembl project include the genome browser at http://www.ensembl.org, the Ensembl gene sets, the Ensembl API software and other data resources.