Rogers, Anthony and Antoshechkin, Igor and Bieri, Tamberlyn and Blasiar, Darin and Bastiani, Carol and Canaran, Payan and Chan, Juancarlos and Chen, Wen J. and Davis, Paul and Fernandes, Jolene and Fiedler, Tristan J. and Han, Michael and Harris, Todd W. and Kishore, Ranjana and Lee, Raymond and McKay, Sheldon and Müller, Hans-Michael and Nakamura, Cecilia and Ozersky, Philip and Petcherski, Andrei and Schindelman, Gary and Schwarz, Erich M. and Spooner, Will and Tuli, Mary Ann and Van Auken, Kimberly and Wang, Daniel and Wang, Xiaodong and Williams, Gary and Yook, Karen and Durbin, Richard and Stein, Lincoln D. and Spieth, John and Sternberg, Paul W. (2008) WormBase 2007. Nucleic Acids Research, 36 (Supple). D612-D617. ISSN 0305-1048 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ROGnar08
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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.
|Additional Information:||© 2007 The Author(s). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/uk/) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Received September 13, 2007. Revised October 18, 2007. Accepted October 18, 2007. Nucleic Acids Research Advance Access originally published online on November 8, 2007. WormBase is supported by grant P41-HG02223 from the US National Human Genome Research Institute and the British Medical Research Council. P.W.S. is an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Funding to pay the Open Access publication charges for this article was provided by grant P41-HG02223 from the US National Human Genome Research Institute. Conflict of interest statement. None declared.|
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