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BioInform s Surfing Report: Web-Based Tools and Databases from ISMB 2002



ADDA, an algorithm for partitioning protein sequences into domains, from EMBL's structural genomics group:

Clustal-G, from Singapore's Bioinformatics Institute, is a parallel implementation of ClustalW for computational grids:

CONSURF, from Tel Aviv University, identifies functional regions in proteins of known 3D structure:

Evolutionary Exon Validation, an exon prediction tool from the University of Chicago: eev/.

GenDB provides software infrastructure for genome annotation projects, from Bielefeld University:

GoSurfer, from Harvard University, visualizes Gene Ontology information as a tree:

InterViewer, a program for visualizing large-scale protein interaction networks, from Korea's Inha University:

IPPRED, a web-based server from the Bordeaux Center of Bioinformatics, infers protein interactions via homology:

KerDenSOM, a variant of a self-organizing map for microarray data analysis from Spain's National Center for Biotechnology:

MGAlign, from the National University of Singapore, aligns mRNA sequences to genomic sequences:

Rice GAAS, an annotation program to predict rice gene functions, from Japan's National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences:

SAM_T02, a protein structure prediction server from the University of California, Santa Cruz:

Target Explorer, from Columbia University, identifies new target genes for clusters of transcription factor binding sites:

XML Central, from the DNA Data Bank of Japan, offers a set of web services for sequence retrieval from the DBBJ:


Atomic Reconstruction of Metabolism, from Keio University, offers atomic-scale components of metabolites to mix and match into possible pathway combinations:

DrugBank combines drug information with drug target information, from the University of Alberta:

eProteome, a database of motif hits in proteins from 72 genomes, from Stanford University:

Homophila, from the University of California, San Diego, links human disease genes with their counterparts in Drosophila:

ICBS (Inter-Chain Beta Sheets), a database that identifies, characterizes, and ranks inter-chain beta-sheet interactions within PDB entries, from the University of California, Irvine:

Mooshka, from St. Petersburg State Technical University, is a database for in situ data on gene expression:

PEP (Proteins of Entire Proteomes), from Columbia University, contains protein sequences, their predicted homology to other known sequences, and their predicted secondary structure features:

The Protein Mutation Resource, from the San Diego Supercomputer Center, lists families of PDB structures related by mutations:

RED (Rancourt EST Database), from the University of Calgary, a web-based system for the management and dissemination of ESTs:

RegulonDB, a database on transcriptional regulation and genome organization, from the Universdad Nacional Autónoma de México: Computational_Genomics/regulondb.

RTKdb, a database of receptor tyrosine kinase sequences, from the Pôle Bio-Informatique Lyonnais:

SOURCE (Stanford Online Universal Resource for Clones and ESTs), from Stanford University, compiles information from several publicly available databases:

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