External Databases

Animals - Vertebrates
Name Description
GeneCards

Integrated database of human genes that includes automatically-mined genomic, proteomic and transcriptomic information, as well as orthologies, disease relationships, SNPs, gene expression, gene function, and service links for ordering assays and antibodies.

UMIST

Access to Gallus gallus ESTs sequencing project. ESTs were sequenced from 64 cDNA libraries generated from 21 different embryonic and adult tissues.

ZFIN

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

GENOME BROWSERS
Name Description
SEED

The SEED database, an open source database for genome annotation, i.e. Finding a specific gene.

Diseasome

Integrated database of Genes, Genetic variation, and Diseases.

Plants
Name Description
TAIR

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

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

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.

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