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