Bioinformatics & Genomics
Cell Biology & Metabolism
Gene Expression & Information
Proteins & Other Biological Molecules
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Animal Virus�Information System (AVIS)
[Bioinformatics Center, University of Pune, India] Animal virus database containing a variety of information including original source, method of isolation, physicochemical properties, and natural host range for each virus entry.
Big Picture Book of Viruses
[Garry Lab] Catalog of viral images and educational resources. Database can be searched by virus name, structure/genome, host, and disease.
[University of Minnesota] “Microbial biocatalytic reactions and biodegradation pathways primarily for xenobiotic, chemical compounds.”
[SRI International] The BioCyc Knowledge Library is the new name for EcoCyc and MetaCyc. It is a collection of Pathway/Genome Databases. Each database in the BioCyc collection describes the genome and metabolic pathways of a single organism, with the exception of the MetaCyc database, which is a reference source on metabolic pathways from many organisms.
Caenorhabditis elegans WWW Server
[The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center] This site compiles research data on the soil nematode C. elegans and has a link to the C. elegans genomic database called Wormbase.
The Center for Microbial Ecology
[Michigan State University] The intellectual focus of the Center for Microbial Ecology is to understand factors that influence the competitiveness, diversity, and function of microorganisms in their natural and managed habitats.
CGSC: E. coli Genetic Stock Center
[Yale University] A database of genetic information, including genotypes and reference information for the strains in the CGSC collection, gene names, properties, linkage map, gene product information, and information on specific mutations.
[USDA-ARS Center for Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics ] Provides full descriptions of all
cultures in the Chlamydomonas Genetics Center collection, all the literature citations, GenBank accessions, and much more.
[Kazusa DNA Research Institute] The genome database for Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803.
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Genome Database (Saccharomyces)
[Stanford Univ.] A searchable database of the molecular biology and genetics of baker’s yeast.
HIV Molecular Immunology Database
[Los Alamos National Lab] This database contains the epitope alignments, maps, and the reference information for the cytotoxic and helper T-cell epitopes and antibody binding sites in HIV-1 immunologically reactive sites, along with reviews pertaining to HIV Immunology.
ICTVdB: Universal Virus Database
[Cornelia Büchen-Osmond] A database working to describe all viruses of animals (vertebrates, invertebrates, protozoa), plants (higher plants and algae), bacteria, fungi, and archaea from the family level down to strains and isolates.
List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature (LBSN)
[Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Toulouse (The National Veterinary School of Toulouse)] An alphabetically and chronologically searchable database of the valid nomenclature of bacteria. It also includes the nomenclature changes as cited in the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, published, or validated in the International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology.
[Monash University] Comprehensive information resource for scientists working in malaria research.
NRSub: Non-Redundant B. subtilis database
[Pole Bio-Informatique Lyonnais] A database of sequences and information on the completed Bacillus subtilis genome.
[Proteome, Inc.] This site allows access to proteome databases for yeast (YPD), S. pombe (PombePD), and C. elegans (WormPD). These databases contain genomic sequences, functional genomic, and other comprehensive organism information.
[Institut Pasteur] Database of DNA sequences, gene functions, and proteins from Bacillus subtilis.
[Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher] This site contains information on most species of virus known to infect plants. Includes data on physical, chemical, and genomic properities; host range; transmission and control; geographical deisribution; taxonomy and relationships; and selected literature references.
WormBase (Caenorhabditis elegans)
[CalTech, CSHL, WUSTL, The Sanger Center, and Le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique of Fran] This is a repository of mapping, sequencing, and phenotypic information about the C. elegans nematode.
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The Yeast Genome
[Minich Information Center for Protein Sequences] Database for protein sequences, homology data and yeast genome information. Includes information on metabolic pathways.