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Genetic, genomic and molecular information pertaining to the model organism Drosophila melanogaster ...
WormBase is an international consortium of biologists and computer scientists dedicated to providing...
Maize Genetics and Genomics Database
MaizeGDB is the maize research community's central repository for genetics and genomics information.
Gene Ontology Consortium
Controlled Vocabularies for Gene Product Attributes
A Curated Resource of Core Pathways and Reactions in Human Biology
Saccharomyces Genome Database
The Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD) collects and organizes information about the molecular biolo...
ArrayExpress is a database of functional genomics experiments that can be queried and the data downl...
Biological Magnetic Resonance Data Bank
A Repository for Data from NMR Spectroscopy on Proteins, Peptides, Nucleic Acids, and other Biomolec...
A BioProject is a collection of biological data related to a single initiative, originating from a s...
CardioVascular Research Grid
The CardioVascular Research Grid (CVRG) project is creating an infrastructure for sharing cardiovasc...
Cell Image Library
The Cell Image Library™ is a freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and an...