Systematic analysis of snake neurotoxins' functional classification using a data warehousing approach

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Siew J., KHAN M. A., Tan P., Koh J., Seah S., Koo C., ...More

BIOINFORMATICS, vol.20, no.18, pp.3466-3480, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bth430
  • Journal Name: BIOINFORMATICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3466-3480
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Motivation: Sequence annotations, functional and structural data on snake venom neurotoxins (svNTXs) are scattered across multiple databases and literature sources. Sequence annotations and structural data are available in the public molecular databases, while functional data are almost exclusively available in the published articles. There is a need for a specialized svNTXs database that contains NTX entries, which are organized, well annotated and classified in a systematic manner.