QTL Matchmaker

NAR Molecular Biology Database Collection entry number 859
Star K.V.1,2, Song Q.2, Zhu A.2 and Böttinger E.P.2
1Department of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
2Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, New York 10029, USA

Database Description

QTL MatchMaker system is designed to integrate and mine QTL information across human, mouse and rat genomes and to annotate functional genomic data. It combines and organizes information from relevant public databases and publications and integrates QTL, physical, genetic and cytogenetic maps across human, mouse and rat. To make this application available to the research community, it is implemented as a website for high-throughput mapping of expressed sequences to QTL and for selection of candidate genes in the physiological genomics context of complex traits. QTL MatchMaker is accessible at http://pmrc.med.mssm.edu:9090/QTL/jsp/qtlhome.jsp


We thank Drs. Bernice Morrow, Joe Locker, Katalin Susztak, and Barbara Birshtein for critical reading and advice. This work was supported by National Institutes of Health grants RO1 DK060043, DK056077, and UO1 DK060995.

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