Learn to use FlyBase, the primary resource for molecular and genetic information on the Drosophilidae. The essential database for researchers working with the Fruit Fly, FlyBase, provides tools for genetic and proteomic analysis, numerous search tools, sequence data, gene information, and data mining tools. This website, also provides easy access to BLAST, GBrowse, QueryBuilder, TermLink and ImageBrowse. Large Data queries can also be handled with Batch Download options.
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This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Model organisms. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
TAIR: The Arabidopsis Information Resource
Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD): Saccharomyces Genome Database
PhenomicDB: Phenotypes database
WormBase: Molecular and genetic information on Caenorhabditis elegans and related species
Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI): The Mouse Genome Informatics resource provides data, tools, and analyses for the mouse model organism.
Rat Genome Database (RGD): Rat Genome Database
ZFIN: The Zebrafish Information Network
Gramene: A resource on rice and other grass genomes
Genome Databases (euk) : Genomic databases or repositories primarily aimed at eukaryotic organisms. Some may contain prokaryotic data as well.
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