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Unique identifier OMICS_16781
Name IRBase
Restrictions to use None
Community driven No
Data access Browse
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline William Ritchie

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A geo coded inventory of anophelines in the Afrotropical Region south of the Sahara: 1898 2016

Wellcome Open Res
PMCID: 5558104
PMID: 28884158
DOI: 10.21956/wellcomeopenres.13191.r24525

[…] ormation within national borders is currently absent. Linking mapped species distributions to information on insecticide resistance provides a layered, information platform to manage insecticide use (IRBase; ).Using information to plan an effective control programme is crucial, this was recognized over 50 years ago in SSA, but conspicuous by its absence at the launch of the recent Roll Back Malari […]


MIRO and IRbase: IT Tools for the Epidemiological Monitoring of Insecticide Resistance in Mosquito Disease Vectors

PLoS Negl Trop Dis
PMCID: 2694272
PMID: 19547750
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000465

[…] A Dell PowerEdge 850, with a dual core Intel Pentium D CPU running at 3 GHz, 3 GB of RAM, and 150 GB of hard disk storage was used for the development of IRbase. The operating system used is CentOS 4.5 and the web service is handled by the Apache server. Both MySQL and PostgresQL database servers were used for data storage. Webpage scripts and command […]

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IRBase institution(s)
Bioinformatics Laboratory, Centenary Institute, Camperdown, Australia; Molecular Neurogenetics Unit, Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Boston & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Gene & Stem Cell Therapy Program, Centenary Institute, Camperdown, Australia; CNRS, Montpellier, France; Pompeu Fabra University, UPF, Barcelona, Spain; Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Gene Regulation in Cancer Laboratory, Centenary Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia; Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Epigenetics and Cell Fate, CNRS, Paris, France; Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, ICREA, Barcelona, Spain; Cell and Molecular Therapies, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Australia
IRBase funding source(s)
This work was supported by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR 143683), the National Health and Medical Research Council (grant #1061906, #1080530, #1128175, #1126306), grants BIO2014-52566-R from the MINECO (Spanish Government) and FEDER funds, by AGAUR (2014-SGR1121), and by the Sandra Ibarra Foundation for Cancer (FSI2013).

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