WormBase 2007

Rogers, A., Antoshechkin, I., Bieri, T., Blasiar, D., Bastiani, C., Canaran, P., Chan, J., Chen, W. J., Davis, P., Fernandes, J., Fiedler, T. J., Han, M. , Harris, T. , Kishore, R., Lee, R., McKay, S. J., Muller, H. M., Nakamura, C., Ozersky, P., Petcherski, A., Schindelman, G., Schwarz, E. M., Spooner, W., Tuli, M. A., Auken, K. V., Wang, D., Wang, X., Williams, G., Yook, K., Durbin, R., Stein, L. D., Spieth, J., Sternberg, P. W. (January 2008) WormBase 2007. Nucl. Acids Res., 36 (Databa). D612-7.

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URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17991679
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkm975

Abstract

WormBase (www.wormbase.org) is the major publicly available database of information about Caenorhabditis elegans, an important system for basic biological and biomedical research. Derived from the initial ACeDB database of C. elegans genetic and sequence information, WormBase now includes the genomic, anatomical and functional information about C. elegans, other Caenorhabditis species and other nematodes. As such, it is a crucial resource not only for C. elegans biologists but the larger biomedical and bioinformatics communities. Coverage of core areas of C. elegans biology will allow the biomedical community to make full use of the results of intensive molecular genetic analysis and functional genomic studies of this organism. Improved search and display tools, wider cross-species comparisons and extended ontologies are some of the features that will help scientists extend their research and take advantage of other nematode species genome sequences.

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: bioinformatics > genomics and proteomics > databases
bioinformatics > genomics and proteomics
bioinformatics > genomics and proteomics > databases > databases
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Communities: CSHL labs > Stein lab
Depositing User: Matt Covey
Date: January 2008
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2013 21:24
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2013 21:24
PMCID: PMC2238927
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URI: http://repository.cshl.edu/id/eprint/27640

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