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Mycobacteriophage Genome Database

By Jerrine Joseph, Vasanthi Rajendran, Sameer Hassan and Vanaja Kumar

Abstract

Mycobacteriophage genome database (MGDB) is an exclusive repository of the 64 completely sequenced mycobacteriophages with annotated information. It is a comprehensive compilation of the various gene parameters captured from several databases pooled together to empower mycobacteriophage researchers. The MGDB (Version No.1.0) comprises of 6086 genes from 64 mycobacteriophages classified into 72 families based on ACLAME database. Manual curation was aided by information available from public databases which was enriched further by analysis. Its web interface allows browsing as well as querying the classification. The main objective is to collect and organize the complexity inherent to mycobacteriophage protein classification in a rational way. The other objective is to browse the existing and new genomes and describe their functional annotation

Topics: Database
Publisher: Biomedical Informatics
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3163920
Provided by: PubMed Central

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