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VectorBase is a web-accessible data repository for information about invertebrate vectors of human pathogens. VectorBase annotates and maintains vector genomes providing an integrated resource for the research community. Currently, VectorBase contains genome information for 38 organisms including Anopheles gambiae, a vector for the Plasmodium protozoan agent causing malaria, and Aedes aegypti, a vector for the flaviviral agents causing Yellow fever and Dengue fever. Recent additions include large scale variant (SNP) datasets and population genetics data (genotype/phenotype).

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  • HHSN272201400029C (US Department of Health and Human Services)


VectorBase: a data resource for invertebrate vector genomics.

Lawson D., Arensburger P., Atkinson P., Besansky NJ., Bruggner RV., Butler R., Campbell KS., Christophides GK., Christley S., Dialynas E., Hammond M., Hill CA., Konopinski N., Lobo NF., MacCallum RM., Madey G., Megy K., Meyer J., Redmond S., Severson DW., Stinson EO., Topalis P., Birney E., Gelbart WM., Kafatos FC., Louis C., Collins FH.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2009

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