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WormBase HUBs

by Michael Paulini on June 25, 2015 · 0 comments

As shown during the WormBase Workshops of the International Worm Meeting 2015 at UCLA:

(Slides/Notes of the WormBase ParaSite / HUBs section)

To enable use of up to date data on external sites, WormBase is providing with each release (starting with WS248), selected annotations and comparative tracks as assembly hubs.

there are currently two types of hubs,

the UCSC version:

and a version compatible with Ensembl Genomes (future WormBase ParaSite , Ensembl and BioDalliance releases)

(production HUBs are in synch with the current live WormBase release)

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Introductory chapter added to WormBook

June 19, 2015

Dear WormBook reader, We are very happy to announce that A Transparent Window into Biology: A Primer on Caenorhabditis elegans, by Ann Corsi, Bruce Wightman, and Marty Chalfie, has just been added to WormBook as a co-publication with GENETICS. This concise and comprehensive review, which serves as an introductory chapter to WormBook, discusses the basic […]

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Nuclear receptor chapter updated in WormBook

June 15, 2015

Nuclear receptor signal transduction in C. elegans, by Adam Antebi, has just been published in the Signal transduction section of WormBook. This chapter updates his 2006 chapter, Nuclear hormone receptors in C. elegans. The updated chapter discusses the role of nuclear receptors as regulators of life history, cell fate, and organogenesis, and their function in […]

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WormBase release WS248

June 8, 2015

The newly released WS248 version of WormBase includes several updates based on curation topics as well as synchronisation with other databases. In addition the use of Gene Ontology has been extended. microRNA update for Brugia malayi The newest data on Brugia malayi microRNAs from miRBase Release 21 has been integrated, which includes pre-miRNA and mature […]

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WS248: Parasite Papers II

May 23, 2015

For the upcoming WS248 release, a set of new papers have been added to the WormBase database. Some papers of interest to the parasite community are shown below. Doharey PK, Suthar MK, Verma A, Kumar V, Yadav S, Balaramnavar VM, Rathaur S, Saxena AK, Siddiqi MI, Saxena JK. Molecular cloning and characterization of Brugia malayi […]

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WS248: Parasite Papers I

May 16, 2015

For the upcoming WS248 release, a set of new papers have been added to the WormBase database. Some papers of interest to the parasite community are shown below. Singh AR, Joshi S, Arya R, Kayastha AM, Srivastava KK, Tripathi LM, Saxena JK. Molecular cloning and characterization of Brugia malayi hexokinase. Parasitol Int. 2008 Sep;57(3):354-61. doi: […]

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WormBook: Operon chapter added

May 9, 2015

Dear WormBook reader, Operon and non-operon gene clusters in the C. elegans genome, by Thomas Blumenthal, Paul Davis and Alfonso Garrido-Lecca, has been published in the Molecular biology section of WormBook. This chapter discusses a variety of tight-linkage gene arrangements in the C. elegans genome, summarizes the current knowledge on several variations of operon processing, […]

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WormBase Workshop at International Worm Meeting 2015

May 2, 2015

Thursday, June 25 – 1pm -2:30pm Saturday, June 27 – 1pm – 2:30pm For the 2015 International C. elegans meeting, WormBase will present two identical workshops to cover some of WormBase’s newer tools and data as well as ways in which the nematode research community may contribute data and annotations to the database. We will […]

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CRISPR workshop at the 2015 C.elegans meeting

April 25, 2015

CRISPR-based Strategies for Genome Engineering Announcing the “CRISPR revolution” workshop to be held during the final plenary session of the 2015 International C. elegans Meeting, June 28th, 10:30am – 12:00pm, Royce Hall Auditorium Organizers: Mike Boxem, Daniel Dickinson, Alexandre Paix CRISPR is a rapidly evolving technology that is quickly becoming an essential tool for every […]

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