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Genetic and Physical Mapping Databases
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Phylogeny & Taxonomy
Gene-finding software
MATDB  - searchable index and visualization of positional information for BAC clones and single genes
TIGR Arabidopsis Database
Arabidopsis Functional Genomics Consortium (AFGC) 
Plant Plasma Membrane Database (PPMdb) - Arabidopsis plasma membrane proteins with expression and sequence data
Arabidopsis Genomics, TAIR
Plant Plasma Membrane Database (PPMdb) - A. thaliana plasma membrane proteins with expression and sequence data
AtDB (TAIR)- genetic/physical mapping data
Arabidopsis thaliana chromosomes 4 & 5 - genetic/physical maps 
The Arabidopsis Information Resource
Arabidopsis cDNA Sequence Analysis Project
The Arabidopsis Genome Center (ATGC)
Everything Arabidopsis
The TIGR Arabidopsis Database Project
Maize links  (Maize Co-op at the University of Missouri)
Rice Genome Database (Beijing Genomics Institute)
Rice Genome Project (Syngenta)
TIGR Rice Annotation and Informatics
Rice Genome Research Program
Cotton Genome Center at U. C. Davis
CottonDB - a genome database for Gossypium
Comparative Grass Genomics Center - University of Georgia
Sorghum Genomics Project - Texas A & M
Sorghum DB Data Collection Site
Sequence Databases
  dbEST - expressed sequence tags
  dbGSS - genome survey sequences
  dbSTS - sequence tagged sites
  dbSNP - single nucleotide polymorphisms
  Entrez - NCBI's search and retrieval system
  structure - 3-D macromolecular structures for proteins and polynucleotides
  genome - whole genomes of over 800 organisms
  protein - protein entries from SwissProt, PIR, PRF, PDB
  nucleotide - nucleotide entries from GenBank
  taxonomy - names of all organisms that are represented in the genetic databases
EMBL- Europe's primary nucleotide sequence resource
DDBJ - DNA Data Bank of Japan (sole DNA data bank in Japan)
VectorDB - Molecular Biology Vector Sequence Database
Germplasm Databases/Repositories
The Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)
    National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS)
    GRIN's list of related sites American
American Type Culture Collection (ATCC)
    Plant Virology
    Plant Tissue Cultures
    Plant Seeds
    Fungi and Yeasts
    Molecular Biology
Genomics Centers & Institutes
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Genome Sequencing Center
University of Washington Genome Center
The Institute for Genomic Research
The Plant Genome Initiative at Rutgers
Comparative Grass Genomics Center at the University of Georgia
Clemson University Genomics Institute
Arizona Genomics Institute and Computational Laboratory
The Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research/MIT Center for Genome Research
Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology at Texas A & M
The Sanger Center
TIGR Rice Annotation & Informatics
Comprehensive Online Bioinformatics Service (BioNavigator.com)
Comparative Mapping
GenomePixelizer - powerful genome visualization tool
TIGR Brassica Comparative Genomics
Genomics Tools
TIGR genomics tools - a large collection of freely available software tools
Glimmer - gene finder for Arabidopsis and rice genomic sequence
BioWeb Pasteur - biological software from the Pasteur Institute
Queen's University Online Analysis Tools
Baylor College of Medicine Sequence Analysis
ExPASy Proteomics Tools
The CMS Resource - sequence analysis tools
FPC V6 and WebFPC V1.3
The Phred/Phrap/Consed System Home Page
Image - fingerprint image analysis system
Computational Resources
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium, the definitive HTML reference
Apache web server documentation
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CPAN - PERL modules
bioperl - bioinformatics related PERL modules
biopython - freely available Python tools for computational molecular biology
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TIGR microarray resources
WWW Virtual Library plant arrays
The Protein Data Bank - 3D Molecular data
The Database of Interacting Proteins (DIP) - catalog of experimentally determined interactions between proteins
The Protein Information Resource (PIR) -
a database of sequences, functional, and structural information to support genomics and proteomics research
ExPASy Proteomics Tools
Physical Mapping
Texas A&M GENEfinder Genomic Resources - BAC resources for several plant species 
American Journal of Botany
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Current Protocols Online
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The Plant Journal
The Scientist
Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Trends in Biotechnology
Trends In Genetics
Trends in Plant Science
Web Software
Phylogeny Software - 194 phylogeny packages, 16 free servers
Quantitative Genetics Resources
Biology WorkBench - search many popular protein and nucleic acid sequence databases
Genetic and Physical Mapping Databases
CMS list of plant databases
USDA list of plant databases
BAC centre at Texas A&M - BAC libraries for most of the important plant species
Canadian Bioinformatics Resource
Japan - Database of Research Tools
Japan - GenomeNet
Japan - Genomics Databases
AtDB (TAIR) (Arabidopsis thaliana: thale cress)
BeanGenes  (Phaseolus, Vigna spp.: common bean, tepary bean, cowpea, mungbean etc.)
BrassicaDB (B. rapa, B. oleracea and B. nigra)  
GrainGenes (Triticum and Aegilops spp. and Saccharum : wheat, barley, oats, rye, and sugarcane)
MaizeDB  (Zea maize: corn)
Rice Genome Research Program (Oryza sativa: rice)
Soybase  (Glycine max: soybean)
The Institute for Genomic Research Databases (TIGR)
     Thale Cress (Arabidopisis thaliana)
     Rice (Oryza sativa)
     Potato (Solanum tuberosum)
Motif and Pattern Finding
Gibbs Motif Sampler
AlignACE Homepage - gene regulatory motif finding
MEME - motif discovery and search in protein and DNA sequences
SAM - tools for creating and using Hidden Markov Models
Pratt - discover patterns in unaligned protein sequences
Phylogeny & Taxonomy
Species 2000 - index of the world's known species
The Tree of Life
TreeBASE - database of phylogenetic knowledge
PHYLIP - package of programs for inferring phylogenies
TreeView - user friendly tree displaying for Macs & Windows
Computer Programs for Molecular Evolutionary Analysis - includes ADAPTSITE, a program which detects positive and negative selection at single codon sites
Network/pathway reconstruction and analysis
BioCyc Knowledge Library - collection of pathway/genome databases.  
Gene-finding software
GENSCAN - a widely-used MIT gene search and analysis tool
GlimmerM - find and analyze eukaryotic gene sequences
GeneMark.hmm - a shareware gene analysis program developed by Georgia Tech
Eukaryotic Promoter Database (EPD) - an annotated, non-redundant collection of eukaryotic Pol II promoters
Plant Cis-acting Regulatory DNA Elements (PLACE) - a database of motifs found in plant cis-acting regulatory DNA elements
Promoter Scan - an  NIH program that predicts promoter regions based on scoring homologies with putative eukaryotic Pol II promoter sequences
FGENES-H - a powerful ab initio gene prediction program used in sequence analysis of the rice genome
TSSP - a program that aids in discovery of plant promoters
NSITE-PL - a program that facilitates recognition of plant regulatory motifs

Transcription Regulatory Regions Database - transcription factor binding sites, promoters, enhancers, silencers, etc.
codon usage database- a large list of organisms available
Transterm  - messenger RNA components and signals 
The Signaling Pathway Database (SPAD)  - genetic information and signal transduction
ChromDB  - plant chromatin database.
PlantsP  - functional genomics database of plant phosphorylation.
PLACE  - database of plant cis-acting regulatory DNA elements.
Plant DNA C-values Database 

Repeatmasker - mask repetitive elements in DNA sequences
Tandem Repeats Finder
Vienna RNA Package - RNA secondary structure prediction
mfold- RNA secondary structure prediction
EST parser - find alternative polyadenylation sites in mRNAs, using ESTs
UTR-extender - extends missing ends of an mRNA using EST and genome sequence data
CpG Islands - predict CpG islands
NetStart - prediction of translation start sites in vertebrate and A.thaliana sequences
ATGpr - prediction of translation start sites in cDNA sequences
SignalP - secretory signal peptide prediction
PSORT- prediction of protein sorting signals and transmembrane helices
CBS Prediction Servers - prediction of protein subcellular localization and various sites in protein and nucleotide sequences
Compute pI/Mw Tool
Translate Tool
Reverse complement nucleotide sequences
Melting - calculate melting temperature for nucleic acid duplexes
bend.it - calculate curvature and bendability of a DNA sequence
webcutter - detect restriction enzyme cutting sites in DNA sequences
Primer3 - primer design

8-22-2014: PGML plays important roles in genome sequences of canola, cabbage, cauliflower and turnip.

11-4-2013: PGML has received a USAID grant to fund a international effort to develop the sustainable intensification of sorghum.

6-19-2012: Tomato sequencing project sheds light on the plant's origins. [more]

11-12-2009: PGML contributes to middle school science. [more]

8-5-2009: PGML awarded grant for biofuel crop improvement. [more]

6-8-2009: Prof. Paterson quoted about grapevine genome. [more]

1-29-2009:  PGML leads sequencing and analysis of the sorghum genome. [more]

8-23-2006:  PGML leads international consortium to sequence cotton genome. [more]

5-16-2005:  PGML leads international consortium to sequence sorghum genome. [more]

PGML to participate in sequencing the maize genome. [more]

2-28-2004:  Research has uncovered sex chromosomes, rare in plants, in papayas, according to a study that appears in the January 22 issue of Nature. [more]

6-25-2003:  Updated BACMan databases of comparative BAC hybridization data are now on line! [more]

4-29-2003: UGA geneticist Andrew Paterson has found that blocks of genes in plants have duplicated themselves over time, showing redundancy as a factor in evolution.  A study published in the journal Nature is reported in Astrobiology magazine. [more]

3-27-2003: PGML reveals that entire genomes of flowering plants duplicated 80 and 200 million years ago. [more]

7-15-2002: National Science Foundation awards grant to UGA's Genes for Georgia. [more]

5-3-2002: PGML finding greatly reduces sequencing costs, could revolutionize genetic research. [more]

3-21-2002: Integrated genetic and physical maps of the maize genome. [more]

12-18-2001:  Study paves way to water-efficient cotton. [more]

11-26-2001: Peanut molecular map completed. [more]

Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory
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