A resource for the genes, genome and molecular biology of Drosophila melanogaster and related species.
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|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.|
- to perform Quick Searches and navigate gene summary pages
- to browse genetic features within the context of the entire chromosome
- to construct complex queries across various sets of data stored within FlyBase
- to perform nucleotide or amino acid sequence homology searches
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Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource
Carter Jean-Michel et al., Unscrambling butterfly oogenesis Comparative and evolutionary genomics. BMC Genomics (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-283
Riveron Jacob et al., Transcriptional basis of the acclimation to high environmental temperature at the olfactory receptor organs of Drosophila melanogaster Multicellular invertebrate genomics. BMC Genomics (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-259
Jiménez-Guri Eva et al., Comparative transcriptomics of early dipteran development Comparative and evolutionary genomics. BMC Genomics (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-123
Marzo Mar et al., Striking structural dynamism and nucleotide sequence variation of the transposon Galileo in the genome of Drosophila mojavensis. Mobile DNA (2013) doi:10.1186/1759-8753-4-6
Shen Shih Pei et al., Identifying targets of the Sox domain protein Dichaete in the Drosophila CNS via targeted expression of dominant negative proteins Neural development. BMC Developmental Biology (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-213X-13-1
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FlyBase is maintained by an international consortium of scientists and is funded by grants from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Indiana Genomics Initiative, USA, and the Medical Research Council, UK. FlyBase is freely available to the public and contains the most accurate, up to date information and news concerning Drosophilidae. This site allows quick access to information including allele and RNAi phenotypes, nucleotide and amino acid sequences, genetic interaction maps, and reagent availability.
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