External Databases

Plants
Name Description
TAIR

The Arabidopsis Information Resource maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana

GENOME BROWSERS
Name Description
Diseasome

Integrated database of Genes, Genetic variation, and Diseases.

Animals - Vertebrates
Name Description
ZFIN

The Zebrafish Model Organism Database includes genomic and developmental information and links to corresponding data in other model organism and human databases.

Tree of Life
Name Description
ToL

The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history (phylogeny).

Name Description
GQuery

Global Cross-database NCBI Search - Simultaneously search multiple life sciences databases at the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

MAJOR BIOLOGICAL DATABASES
Name Description
ENA

The European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) provides a comprehensive record of the world's nucleotide sequencing information, covering raw sequencing data, sequence assembly information and functional annotation

RefSeq

    Reference Sequence collection aims to provide a comprehensive, integrated, non-redundant set of sequences, including genomic DNA, transcript (RNA), and protein products, for major research organisms.

Fungi
Name Description
PomBase

PomBase is a comprehensive database for the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe, providing structural and functional annotation, literature curation and access to large-scale data sets.

CYGD

The MIPS Comprehensive Yeast Genome Database (CYGD) aims to present information on the molecular structure and functional network of the entirely sequenced, well-studied model eukaryote, the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

DATABASE BROWSING
Name Description
SRS

Allows access to major databases and sequence analysis applications at the EBI. More than 200 databases are available, ranging from nucleotide and protein sequences databases, function and family classifications, secondary and tertiary structure libraries, metabolic pathways, ontologies, literature (medline), patent abstracts, etc.
 

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