Someone once told me that they had spread grease all over the drainpipe that crawled up the front of their house, to prevent cats from climbing up it. It's a very simple and pretty harmless way of keeping the enemy away...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2012_01
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 25-Jan-2012 contains 534,242 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 25-Jan-2012 contains 19,434,245 sequence entries...More.
Protein Spotlight: zips, necklaces & mobiles
I would hate to leave the house without the odd necklace hanging round my neck. But I happen to be fortunate. Millions of other people are not...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2011_12
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 14-Dec-2011 contains 533,657 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 14-Dec-2011 contains 18,510,272 sequence entries...More.
Release 10 of the Bgee Database
All data updated to the latest versions of the data sources; Update of the multi-species HOG and vHOG ontologies; Correction of minor bugs in the expression data analyses. Details on the Bgee web site.
Protein Spotlight: a missing sense
We are reminded regularly of how fragile life is and how easily the subtle balance of our molecular make-up can be shifted and cause devastating effects. Deafness is one... More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2011_11
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 16-Nov-2011 contains 533,049 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 16-Nov-2011 contains 18,215,214 sequence entries... More.
Protein Spotlight: a balanced mind
When I leave for work every morning, I know exactly where to get my train. This may sound quite absurd but just imagine, for one moment, that you had no memory.... More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2011_10
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 19-Oct-2011 contains 532,792 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 19-Oct-2011 contains 17,651,715 sequence entries... More.
Protein Spotlight: life's tremors
Destruction is sometimes necessary for life to continue.... More.
New resource in genomics
A new resource (ZFN-Site) to search genomes for specific target sites and off-target sites, such as for pairs of zinc finger proteins (ZFPs). More details on the website of ZFN-Site.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2011_09
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 21-Sep-2011 contains 532,146 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 21-Sep-2011 contains 16,886,838 sequence entries... More.
New resources in evolution
The following two new resources have been added: BayeScan (to identify natural selection) and fastsimcoal (for coalescent simulation of genomic data)
Official release of neXtProt
Official launch of neXtProt, an on-line knowledge platform on human proteins. It provides a broad spectrum of information on all human proteins. Read more
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2011_08
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 27-July-2011 contains 531'473 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 27-July-2011 contains 16'504'022 sequence entries... More.
New ExPASy portal is on-line
A new ExPASy portal is now available. It enhances the well-known ExPASy proteomics server with many new features.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2011_07
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 28-June-2011 contains 530'264 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 28-June-2011 contains 16'014'672 sequence entries... More.
New Bgee release
Based on Ensembl 62. Update of the multi-species HOG ontology. 525 Affymetrix chips, 9,198 in situ evidences, and 52 EST libraries added. Details on the Bgee web site
New Bgee release
The new release 08 contains: Update of the multi-species HOG ontology. More stringent data quality assignment. 1,182 annotated Affymetrix chips, 123,739 in situ evidences, and 52 EST libraries added. Details on the Bgee web site