There is no life without water. However, living beings can only go through life with given amounts of water inside them. Which is why there has to be a system that sustains this balance...More.
Protein Spotlight: the geometry of intelligence
All vertebrates have a skull. In which is lodged - and protected - one of the most important and complex biological tissues that exists, i.e. the brain tissue...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_09
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 18-Sep-2013 contains 540,958 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 18-Sep-2013 contains 42,821,879 sequence entries...More
New Selectome release (v06)
Complete overview of positive selection in Primates & in Glires, as well as for >15k Vertebrate gene trees. Improved filtering pipeline removing false positive sites in alignments. Selectome
Protein Spotlight: the root of the problem
There is not one living being on earth that doesn't need to eat. And we all go about it in the most ingenious ways. Humans go hunting in supermarkets. Dogs wait for food to appear in their bowls...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_08
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 24-Jul-2013 contains 540,732 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 24-Jul-2013 contains 41,451,118 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: the intricacy of a smell
We all need a nose. Inside this part of an animal's body lie millions of olfactory receptors awaiting smells that they will send on to the brain. In turn, our brain will say whether the smell is good, or bad...More.
GCM Software added
A new SIB resource has been added: GCM Software (Group Contribution Method in aqueous media)
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_07
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 26-Jun-2013 contains 540,546 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 26-Jun-2013 contains 39,870,577 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: a case for discomfort
There is no life without smells. In the wild, smells - and the capacity to sense them - are the basis for survival for plants and animals...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_06
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 29-May-2013 contains 540,261 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 29-May-2013 contains 35,502,518 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: the taste of sweet
Humans have always sought to make life sweeter. In prehistoric times, sugar cane was already being grown for its sweetening powers, and the sugar added to beverages and food. But why do humans like what is sweet so much? More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_05
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 01-May-2013 contains 540,052 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 01-May-2013 contains 33,995,348 sequence entries...More.
Protein Spotlight: the silence within
There can be little worse than seeing - and feeling - your own child retreat into a world that doesn't involve yours. Especially at a period of life when contact with a mother and a father is such a vital component ...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_04
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 03-Apr-2013 contains 539,829 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 03-Apr-2013 contains 33,106,277 sequence entries...More
UniProt 2013_03 is out. Get 32,693,414 proteins!
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 06-Mar-2013 contains 539,616 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 06-Mar-2013 contains 32,153,798 sequence entries...More
MetaNetX is available
A new Systems Biology website called MetaNetX has been added
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_02
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 06-Feb-2013 contains 539,165 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 09-Jan-2013 contains 29,266,939 sequence entries...More
EasyProt is available
A new mass spectrometry tool called EasyProt has been added
Protein Spotlight: a wretched tale
We all need guidance in life. And sperm cells are no exception to the rule. In plants, as in all living beings that depend on sex to multiply, a male gamete has to reach a female gamete in order to fuse with it... More.