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