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BioMart : DroSpeGe for mining Drosophila species genomes

Don Gilbert gilbertd at bio.indiana.edu
Thu Jan 12 16:11:01 EST 2006
BioMart : DroSpeGe provides a tool for mining homologies
and annotations of [twelve-1] Drosophila species genomes,
available at:


You can select genome regions with the available annotations, and
exclude others, and download tables or sequences of the selection set.
For instance, select the regions with Mosquito gene homologs, but
lacking D. melanogaster homologs. Or select regions with gene
predictions but no known homolog.

The current contents of this Drosophila genome market include Blast
alignments to Drosophila, Mosquito, Human and other eukaryote genomes,
a set of gene predictions including GenScan from the UCSC Genome
group and GeneMapper from Sourav Chatterji & Lior Pachter at UC Berkeley.


BioMart is a generic data management system which offers a range of
advanced query interfaces and administration tools.

BioMart comes with built-in support for query-optimisation and
database fedaration. BioMart provides users with the ability to
conduct fast, powerful queries using either web, graphical, or text
based applications, or programatically using software libraries
written in Perl and Java.  Learn more at www.biomart.org 

BioMart and a GMOD Tool to add genome annotations to BioMart are part
of the inclusive Generic Model Organism Database project

- Don Gilbert
-- d.gilbert--bioinformatics--indiana-u--bloomington-in-47405
-- gilbertd at indiana.edu--http://marmot.bio.indiana.edu/

Developed at the Genome Informatics Lab of Indiana University Biology Department