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Ensembl stable ID prefixes

Stable IDs are created in the form [species prefix][feature type prefix][a unique eleven digit number]. For example a mouse gene might be ENSMUSG###########. The prefixes are listed below.

Feature prefixes

E exon
FM Ensembl protein family
G gene
GT gene tree
P protein
R regulatory feature
T transcript

Species prefixes

PrefixSpecies name
ENSBTABos taurus (Cow)
ENSGACGasterosteus aculeatus (Stickleback)
ENSDORDipodomys ordii (Kangaroo rat)
ENSMODMonodelphis domestica (Opossum)
ENSCSAVCiona savignyi
ENSSARSorex araneus (Shrew)
ENSDNODasypus novemcinctus (Armadillo)
ENSMPUMustela putorius furo (Ferret)
ENSGALGallus gallus (Chicken)
ENSRNORattus norvegicus (Rat)
ENSXMAXiphophorus maculatus (Platyfish)
ENSAMXAstyanax mexicanus (Cave fish)
ENSTTRTursiops truncatus (Dolphin)
ENSFALFicedula albicollis (Flycatcher)
ENSDARDanio rerio (Zebrafish)
ENSSSCSus scrofa (Pig)
ENSORLOryzias latipes (Medaka)
ENSSTOIctidomys tridecemlineatus (Squirrel)
ENSETEEchinops telfairi (Lesser hedgehog tenrec)
ENSMEUMacropus eugenii (Wallaby)
ENSOCUOryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit)
ENSOPROchotona princeps (Pika)
ENSAMEAiluropoda melanoleuca (Panda)
ENSACAAnolis carolinensis (Anole lizard)
ENSMLUMyotis lucifugus (Microbat)
ENSNLENomascus leucogenys (Gibbon)
ENSTSYTarsius syrichta (Tarsier)
ENSPPYPongo abelii (Orangutan)
ENSSCESaccharomyces cerevisiae (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
ENSMUSMus musculus (Mouse)
ENSPCAProcavia capensis (Hyrax)
ENSLOCLepisosteus oculatus (Spotted gar)
ENSOAROvis aries (Sheep)
ENSTBETupaia belangeri (Tree Shrew)
ENSCJACallithrix jacchus (Marmoset)
ENSCPOCavia porcellus (Guinea Pig)
ENSOANOrnithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus)
ENSECAEquus caballus (Horse)
ENSLAFLoxodonta africana (Elephant)
ENSMMUMacaca mulatta (Macaque)
ENSTNITetraodon nigroviridis (Tetraodon)
ENSMGAMeleagris gallopavo (Turkey)
ENSCINCiona intestinalis
ENSAPLAnas platyrhynchos (Duck)
ENSEEUErinaceus europaeus (Hedgehog)
ENSPSIPelodiscus sinensis (Chinese softshell turtle)
ENSGMOGadus morhua (Cod)
ENSTRUTakifugu rubripes (Fugu)
ENSXETXenopus tropicalis (Xenopus)
ENSONIOreochromis niloticus (Tilapia)
ENSCHOCholoepus hoffmanni (Sloth)
FBDrosophila melanogaster (Fruitfly)
ENSFCAFelis catus (Cat)
ENSVPAVicugna pacos (Alpaca)
ENSLACLatimeria chalumnae (Coelacanth)
ENSPVAPteropus vampyrus (Megabat)
ENSPMAPetromyzon marinus (Lamprey)
ENSMICMicrocebus murinus (Mouse Lemur)
ENSHomo sapiens (Human)
ENSTGUTaeniopygia guttata (Zebra Finch)
ENSOGAOtolemur garnettii (Bushbaby)
ENSGGOGorilla gorilla gorilla (Gorilla)
ENSPTRPan troglodytes (Chimpanzee)
ENSCELCaenorhabditis elegans (Caenorhabditis elegans)
ENSCAFCanis lupus familiaris (Dog)
ENSSHASarcophilus harrisii (Tasmanian devil)