An integrated browser and genome portal designed for web-based examination of the human erythroid transcriptome. Hembase provides interested scientists and clinical hematologists with a genome-based approach toward the study of erythroid biology. It contains 15 752 entries from erythroblast Expressed Sequenced Tags and 380 referenced genes relevant for erythropoiesis. The database is organized to provide a cytogenetic band position, a unique name as well as a concise annotation for each entry.
Laboratory of Chemical Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, MD, USA; National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, MD, USA