Navigation Links
Updated Online Tutorials for DBTSS, Pfam and PDB
Date:10/30/2008

Comprehensive tutorials on the DBTSS, Pfam and PDB databases enable researchers to quickly and effectively use these invaluable resources.

Seattle (PRWEB) October 30, 2008 -- OpenHelix today announced the availability of newly updated tutorial suites on the DataBase of Transcriptional Start Sites (DBTSS), Pfam and the Protein Databank (PDB). DBTSS is a public resource for the analysis of promoter regions.

Pfam is a comprehensive database of protein families manually created from multiple sequence alignments and hidden Markov models and PDB is a repository for a tremendous collection of structural information about proteins and other macromolecular structures. These three updated tutorials, in conjunction with the additional OpenHelix tutorials on ASTD, Entrez Protein and MMDB, give the researcher an excellent set of resources to carry their research from transcript to 3D protein structure.

The tutorial suites, available for single purchase or through a low- priced yearly subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contain a narrated, self-run, online tutorial, slides with full script, handouts
and exercises. With the tutorials, researchers can quickly learn to effectively and efficiently use these resources. These tutorials will teach users:

DBTSS

  • to examine human promoter regions, and those in selected other species as well
  • to locate transcription start sites, promoters, transcription factor binding sites and SNPs
  • to use multiple query strategies to identify data of interest to your projects

Pfam

  • a variety of ways to search Pfam, including by keyword or by protein sequence
  • how to use the information in Pfam to predict functions for uncharacterized proteins
  • where you can access domain interaction data in Pfam
  • about Pfam Clans, which are groups of domains from a single evolutionary origin

PDB

  • how to search for structures and related information using a variety of strategies
  • to understand the results pages
  • how to access various tools to visualize and examine structural details

To find out more about these and other tutorial suites visit the
OpenHelix Tutorial Catalog and OpenHelix or visit the OpenHelix Blog for up-to- date information on genomics.

About OpenHelix
OpenHelix, LLC, provides the genomics knowledge you need when you need it. OpenHelix currently provides online self-run tutorials and on-site training for institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources.
In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1546184.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Updated NIH Guidelines Offer Valuable Information on Asthma Diagnosis and Management
2. Updated Drug Development Scrip Report Responds to the Pharma Industrys Major Changes
3. SleepQuest Launches Updated Web Site
4. Biopure Launches Updated Website
5. AMDL Receives a Significant Updated Appraisal of Its JJB China Production Facilities
6. Atherotech VAP Cholesterol Test Meets Updated ADA, ACC Measurement and Treatment Guidelines for High Risk Patients
7. Nuvelo Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Updated Outlook for 2008
8. Social Network for Scientists Marks Ten Years Online
9. BioReliance Corporation Launches iNet(TM) for Online Results Tracking of Biological Safety Tests
10. K-State Research Leading to Software to Help Nations Cattle Producers Identify Biosecurity Risks, Evaluate Impact of Cow-Calf Diseases Online
11. Bio Career Center Launches First Online Jobs Board for Life Science PhDs, MDs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/22/2017)... Longmont, Colorado (PRWEB) , ... June 21, 2017 ... ... the RTP regional office in North Carolina, and engages Timothy Reinhardt to manage ... years of quality leadership at Pfizer Inc, with his most recent role as ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... AESKU.GROUP, an innovation leader in autoimmune ... GmbH, thereby expanding its product portfolio to include allergy and food intolerance diagnostics. ... eczema or a food allergy. Allergies are escalating to epidemic proportions and becoming ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... ... RegMedNet has produced a Spotlight series on “Cell Therapy ... and perspectives by leading experts on the unique regulatory challenges of stem cell ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... Ca (PRWEB) , ... June 22, 2017 , ... The ... It took 20 years until the first data on cross-contamination of human cell lines ... has been an increasing issue in cell culture labs and is associated with dramatic ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/24/2017)... 24, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to ... The ... a CAGR of around 15.1% over the next decade to reach ... analyzes the market estimates and forecasts for all the given segments ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Vehicle Anti-Theft System ... over the next decade to reach approximately $14.21 billion by 2025. ... forecasts for all the given segments on global as well as ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... , March 21, 2017 Optimove ... used by retailers such as 1-800-Flowers and AdoreMe, ... — Product Recommendations and Replenishment. Using Optimove,s machine learning ... personalized product and replenishment recommendations to their customers ... on predictions of customer intent drawn from a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):