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ChloroplastDB: the Chloroplast Genome Database

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ChloroplastDB: the Chloroplast Genome Database
The Chloroplast Genome Database (ChloroplastDB) is an interactive, web-based database for fully sequenced plastid genomes, containing genomic, protein, DNA and RNA sequences, gene locations, RNA-editing sites, putative protein families and alignments (http://chloroplast.cbio.psu.edu/). With recent technical advances, the rate of generating new organelle genomes has increased dramatically. However, the established ontology for chloroplast genes and gene features has not been uniformly applied to all chloroplast genomes available in the sequence databases. For example, annotations for some published genome sequences have not evolved with gene naming conventions. ChloroplastDB provides unified annotations, gene name search, BLAST and download functions for chloroplast encoded genes and genomic sequences. A user can retrieve all orthologous sequences with one search regardless of gene names in GenBank. This feature alone greatly facilitates comparative research on sequence evolution inclu...
Liying Cui, Narayanan Veeraraghavan, Alexander Ric
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Updated 14 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2006
Where NAR
Authors Liying Cui, Narayanan Veeraraghavan, Alexander Richter, P. Kerr Wall, Robert K. Jansen, James Leebens-Mack, Izabela Makalowska, Claude W. dePamphilis
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