Ashbya Genome Database 3.0: a cross-species genome and transcriptome browser for yeast biologists.

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BACKGROUND: The Ashbya Genome Database (AGD) 3.0 is an innovative cross-species genome and transcriptome browser based on release 40 of the Ensembl developer environment. DESCRIPTION: AGD 3.0 provides information on 4726 protein-encoding loci and 293 non-coding RNA genes present in the genome of the filamentous fungus Ashbya gossypii. A synteny viewer depicts the chromosomal location and orientation of orthologous genes in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genome-wide expression profiling data obtained with high-density oligonucleotide microarrays (GeneChips) are available for nearly all currently annotated protein-coding loci in A. gossypii and S. cerevisiae. CONCLUSION: AGD 3.0 hence provides yeast- and genome biologists with comprehensive report pages including reliable DNA annotation, Gene Ontology terms associated with S. cerevisiae orthologues and RNA expression data as well as numerous links to external sources of information. The database is accessible at

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Cited Authors

  • Gattiker, A; Rischatsch, R; Demougin, P; Voegeli, S; Dietrich, FS; Philippsen, P; Primig, M

Published Date

  • January 9, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 /

Start / End Page

  • 9 -

PubMed ID

  • 17212814

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC1779777

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1471-2164

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1471-2164-8-9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England