Nucleic Acids Res. 2006 Nov 10; [Epub ahead of print]
ApiDB: integrated resources for the apicomplexan bioinformatics resource center.
Aurrecoechea C, Heiges M, Wang H, Wang Z, Fischer S, Rhodes P, Miller J, Kraemer E, Stoeckert CJ Jr, Roos DS, Kissinger JC.
Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases Athens GA, USA.
ApiDB (http://ApiDB.org) represents a unified entry point for the NIH-funded Apicomplexan Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC) that integrates numerous database resources and multiple data types. The phylum Apicomplexa comprises numerous veterinary and medically important parasitic protozoa including human pathogenic species of the genera Cryptosporidium, Plasmodium and Toxoplasma. ApiDB serves not only as a database in its own right, but as a single web-based point of entry that unifies access to three major existing individual organism databases (PlasmoDB.org, ToxoDB.org and CryptoDB.org), and integrates these databases with data available from additional sources. Through the ApiDB site, users may pose queries and search all available apicomplexan data and tools, or they may visit individual component organism databases.
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