Nucleotide Sequence Databases

  • NCBI – National Center for Biotechnology Information
  • EBI – European Bioinformatics Institute
  • DDBJ – DNA Data Bank of Japan

Protein Sequence Databases

  • SWISS-PROT & TrEMBL – Protein sequence database and computer annotated supplement
  • UniProt – UniProt (Universal Protein Resource)
  • HUPO – HUman Proteome Organization

Database Searching by Sequence Similarity

Sequence Alignment

Genome Databases

  • Ensembl – automatically annotated human genome

Protein Domains: Databases and Search Tools

  • InterPro – integration of Pfam, PRINTS, PROSITE, SWISS-PROT + TrEMBL
  • PROSITE – database of protein families and domains
  • Pfam – alignments and hidden Markov models covering many common protein domains
  • SMART – analysis of domains in proteins

Protein 3D Structure

Phylogeny & Taxonomy

Gene Expression Databases

Metabolic, Gene Regulatory & Signal Transduction Network Databases

  • KEGG – Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes
  • DAVID – Database for Annotation, Visualization and Integrated Discovery

Systems Biology

Systems biology-funded centers

Computational Resources

Bioinformatics on-line course materials and tutorials

Intro to bioinformatics and computational biology:



Other Collections of Bioinformatics Resources