Archives and Information Retrieval. CSC 487/687 Computing for Bioinformatics. Introduction. Learning objectives: What is the general arrangement of biological data in the public databases? To know the information retrieval skills that will allow you to make effective use of the databases.
CSC 487/687 Computing for Bioinformatics
(KEGG & DDBJ)
ToolsPrimary public domain bioinformatics servers
Database of human genes and genetic disorders
Database of all publicly available DNA sequences
Database of amino acid sequences from SwissProt, PIR, PRF,
PDB, and translations from annotated coding regions in
GenBank and RefSeq.
Database of genomes from organisms and viruses
Database of DNA sequences that have been collected to
analyze the evolutionary relatedness of a population.
Database of names of organisms with sequences in GenBank or ProtNCBI ENTREZ