The Alliance of Genome Resources is a portal for data related to six of the major model organisms and human data. The Alliance has been updated to the 3.1 release and contains new features and new data. Key new features include a refined home page and an allele page that includes transgenic alleles and shows variant consequences for transcripts. The Alliance also provides a Java API for access to the data. For a complete list of 3.1 features please see the release notes.
The Alliance (alliancegenome.org) 3.0 version released yesterday, has new features and new data related to the use of model organisms in understanding the genetic and genomic basis of human biology, health and disease. Salient features of the 3.0 release include new allele pages with variant and transcript data, new disease models on gene and disease pages, data files available for download, etc. To learn more about the latest features and data, check out the release notes.
Starting from WS270 we are using the Alliance of Genome Resources for orthologs between model organism genes. This should be more comprehensive and include the latest data from our sister databases.
An assembly and geneset of the VC2010 C.elegans strain has been added and work is ongoing to improve the integration and display of strain specific data. Additionally more mappings of N2 annotation will be included in future releases.
25 years ago the SGD (The Saccharomyces Genome Database) went online. Happy Birthday SGD!
SGD provides comprehensive integrated biological information for the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae along with search and analysis tools to explore these data, enabling the discovery of functional relationships between sequence and gene products in fungi and higher organisms.
WormBase collaborates with SGD and several other model organism databases to facilitate data harmonization and cross-species searches at the Alliance of Genome Resources. Check it out!