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Bioinformatics & Genomics
Companies, Publishers, & Books
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Compounds & Enzymes
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Genomics & DNA Sequence Analysis
Hidden Markov Models
Major Sites & Organizations
Metabolic Pathway Databases & Related
Molecular Modeling & Visualization
Motif, Domain, Profile, Pattern, & Repeat Searches
Multiple Alignment & Phylogeny
Protein & Nucleic Acid Search Servers
Protein Analysis from Sequence
Sites with Multiple or Integrated Tools
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ARS Genome Database Resource
[USDA-ARS Center for Agricultural Bioinformatics, Cornell University ] A site with plant genome databases and information. Included are plant genes, chromosome maps, DNA fingerprints, beneficial traits, and crop varities that possess query traits.
BCM Search Launcher
[Human Genome Center, Baylor College of Medicine] A collection of molecular biology-related search and analysis services available on the WWW. Currently connects to a general protein sequence, or protein pattern searches, species-specific protein sequence searches, nucleic acid sequence searches, multiple sequence alignments, pairwise sequence alignments, gene feature searches, sequence utilities, and protein secondary structure prediction.
Bioinformatics and Biological Computing
[Weizmann Institute of Science] This is home for a wealth of tools, databases, and information in bioinformatics. There are servers in the areas of sequence analysis, proteomics, and genomics, as well as downloads and educational products. The Crown Human Genome Center is also part of this site.
Bioinformatics(Computational Biology) Group
[University of California Santa Cruz] This group is dedicated to the discovery and implementation of algorithms that facilitate the understanding of biological processes. Members study the primary (sequence), secondary (folding), and tertiary (3-dimensional) structures of DNA, RNA, and protein sequences. A number of servers and databases in these areas are provided, as well as educational materials.
Biosciences and Biotechnology at LLNL
[Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)] “Working with academia, industry, and government, we leverage the laboratory’s capabilities in the physical and engineering sciences to conduct biosciences and biotechnology research of national importance.” This site contains information about LLNL’s bioscience research which includes three main areas: genomics, disease susceptibility and prevention, and healthcare and medical device technology.
Canadian Bioinformatics Resource
[National Research Council Canada] The CBR provides biologists across Canada with access to bioinformatics applications, large-volume data storage, basic training and help desk support.
Canadian Bioinformatics Resource
[National Research Council Canada] Canadian Bioinformatics Resource is dedicated to providing the Canadian research community with convenient, effective access to widely used bioinformatics tools and databases.
[Celera] Celera Corporations scientific home page that provides Celera and related biotechnology news and password access to the Celera Discovery System of genomic databases and analysis tools.
Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine
[University of Rutgers, and University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey] This is a center with research focused on structural biology, cell and developmental biology, and molecular genetics. The site contains information about the center and its research programs, faculties and sponsors.
Center for Agricultural Bioinformatics System
[USDA-ARS] The CAB provides curation and delivery of agricultural genomic data and resources while fostering research and development of novel approaches in agricultural bioinformatics.
Cornell Theory Center
[Advance Cluster Computing Consortium] A high-performance computing and interdisciplinary research center. This site provides information about the center, resources like software and training, and research information.
CUBIC: Columbia University Bioinformatics Center
CUBIC contains a wealth of services, databases, articles and their data sets, and annotated bioinformatics links. It is the current home of PredictProtein and other services for protein analysis.
Danish Centre for Human Genome Research
[The Danish Biotechnology Programme, the Danich Cancer Society and The Danish Centre for Molecular Ge] Developer of the 2-D PAGE databases for functional genome analysis in health and disease emphasizing global cell regulation, skin biology and bladder cancer. The databases contain data on proteins identified in various reference maps. Users can display protein names and information on specific protein spots. Also has 2-D gel image gallery.
DOE’s Joint Genome Institute
[U.S. DOE and University of California] The JGI is one of the centers involved in the international effort to fully sequence the human genome. It is sequencing chromosomes 5, 16 and 19. JGI is also involved in other projects such as microbial, comparative, computational, and functional genomics.
European Bioinformatics Institute
[EBI] This EMBL Outstation is a center for research and services in bioinformatics. The Institute manages databases of biological data including nucleic acid, protein sequences, and macromolecular structures.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
EMBL was established in 1974 and issupported by sixteen countries, including nearly all of Western Europe and Israel. EMBL conducts basic research in molecularbiology, provides essential services to scientists in its member states, and develops new instrumentation for biological research.
[Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics] The EXPASy “server is dedicated to the analysis of protein sequences and structures as well as 2-D PAGE.” This site contains links to databases, tools and software packages, education and services, documentation, lists of links to molecular biology resources, links to major molecular biology servers, and local links.
[National Center for Biotechnology Information] The major database in the US of DNA sequences compiled by scientists world-wide.
GenomeNet WWW server
[Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University] A Japanese network of database and computational services for genome research and related research areas in molecular and cellular biology.
Human Genome Project Information
[U.S. DOE] Explore this site for information about the U.S. and worldwide Human Genome Project.
Human Genome Research
[U.S. Department of Energy] The DOE web site for the Human Genome Project. It contains information on the HGP, funded projects, publications, molecular genetics primers, and links to other resources.
Human Genome Sequencing Center
[Baylor College of Medicine] One of the six major sequencing centers in the U.S. involved in the Human Genome Project. The center is also involved in sequencing other organisms and maintains the BCM Search Launcher.
Human Genome Sequencing Department
[U.S. Department of Energy] This department is now part of the joint genome institute which involves the genome centers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory. This department uses directed sequencing strategies pioneered at LBNL in order to conduct genomic sequences.
ICGEBnet: A computer resource for molecular biology
ICGEBnet is a central biocomputing resource which currently provides biocomputing facilities to over 600 registered users world-wide, via LAN and Internet connections. ICGEBnet offers a computer environment that allows molecularbiologists to analyze nucleotide and protein sequences and to access a large variety of databases related to molecular genetics and structural biology.
The Institute for Genome Research
[TIGR] The Institute for Genomic Research is a non-profit research institute with interests in structural, functional, and comparative analyses of genomes and gene products in viruses, eubacteria, pathogenic bacteria, archaea, and both plant and animal eukaryotes, including humans.
Institute of Biology and Chemistry of Proteins
The aim of the research at the IBCP is to study proteins in their biological context. These studies are concerned with both intracellular and extracellular proteins of procaryotic and eucaryotic organisms dealing mainly with biosynthesis, maturation, and interactions. The IBCP is the home of Network Protein Sequence Analysis and software for protein sequence analysis.
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology Jena
A major European biotechnology research center with groups doing research in biochemistry, molecular biology, biocomputing, genome analysis, structural and evolutionary biology, and molecular biophysics.
Interoperable Informatics Infrastructure Consortium
The Interoperable Informatics Infrastructure Consortium (I3C) develops common protocols and interoperable technologies (specifications and guidelines) for data exchange and knowledge management for the life science community.
ISCB – International Society for Computational Biology
[The International Society for Computational Biology] The society emphasizes computing and informatics in advancing molecular biology. ICSB provides information about meetings, tutorials, publications, training, other education, and employment.
ISREC Bioinformatics Group
[Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research] “Our main field of research is the detection and assessment of similarity between distantly related protein and DNA sequences by means of ‘Generalized Profiles.’ We have developed and made available a program package that allows searches with a single sequence against a database of generalized profiles and vice versa.”
National Center for Genome Resources
[NCGR] The Center’s research programs focus on genomics, biochemical pathways and gene expression. NCGR is the home of the Genome Sequence DataBase (GSDB), a database of publicly available nucleotide sequences and their associated annotation.
National Human Genome Research Institute
[NIH] The NHGRI is the NIH’s center that heads all federally funded human genome research centers.
Protein Data Bank