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XenBase


NAR Molecular Biology Database Collection entry number 1151
Karpinka, J; Fortriede, Joshua; Burns, Kevin; Ponferrada, Virgilio; James-Zorn, Christina; Lee, Jacqueline M; Karimi, Kamran; Zorn, Aaron; Vize, Peter
1Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
3Laboratoire Developpement et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8080, Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay 91405, France

Database Description

Xenbase (www.xenbase.org) is a model organism database integrating a diverse array of biological and genomic data on the frogs, Xenopus laevis and Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis. Data is collected from high-throughput screens, other databases, community submissions and scientific literature and integrated into a number of database modules covering subjects such as genes, gene expression, genomic analysis, literature and community. Searchable interfaces are provided for finding genes, publications, people, labs, organizations, Xenopus lines, and for browsing the X. tropicalis genome.

References

1. Bowes, J.B., Snyder, K.A., Segerdell, E., Gibb, R., Jarabek, C., Noumen, E., Pollet, N., and Vize, P.D. (2008) Xenbase: a Xenopus biology and genomics resource. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D761-72. Segerdell, E., Bowes, J.B., Pollet, N., and Vize, P.D. (2008) An ontology for Xenopus anatomy and development. BMC Dev Biol. 8, 92


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