InsectBase specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_10639
Name InsectBase
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Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Fei Li

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InsectBase citation


Transcriptome analysis of the painted lady butterfly, Vanessa cardui during wing color pattern development

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 4815134
PMID: 27030049
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-016-2586-5

[…] We identified homologous sequences from Vanessa cardui in other available butterfly wing transcriptomes including Heliconius melpomene maletti, Heliconius melpomene cythera (InsectBase) [], Junonia coenia ( [] and also the genome of Danaus plexippus (MonarchBase) []. The transcriptome comparison was conducted by first obtaining unigenes for the V. cardui tra […]

InsectBase institution(s)
Ministry of Agriculture, Key Lab of Agricultural Entomology and Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
InsectBase funding source(s)
National Basic Research Program of China [2013CB127600, 2012CB114102]; The Science and Technology Research Project of the Ministry of Education [V201308]; National High Technology Research and Development Program (‘863’Program) of China [2012AA101505]; National Science Foundation of China [31171843, 31301691, 31260431]

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