Integration of tools and resources for display and analysis of genomic data for protozoan parasites

M Aslett, P Mooney, E Adlem, M Berriman, A Berry, C Hertz-Fowler, AC Ivens, A Kerhornou, J Parkhill, Christopher Peacock, V Wood, MA Rajandream, B Bartell, A Tivey

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    Abstract

    Centralisation of tools for analysis of genomic data is paramount in ensuring that research is always carried out on the latest currently available data. As such, World Wide Web sites providing a range of online analyses and displays of data can play a crucial role in guaranteeing consistency of in silico work. In this respect, the protozoan parasite research community is served by several resources, either focussing on data and tools for one species or taking a broader view and providing tools for analysis of data from many species, thereby facilitating comparative studies. In this paper, we give a broad overview of the online resources available. We then focus on the GeneDB project, detailing the features and tools currently available through it. Finally, we discuss data curation and its importance in keeping genomic data 'relevant' to the research community. (c) 2005 Australian Society for Parasitology Inc. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)481-493
    JournalInternational Journal for Parasitology
    Volume35
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

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