MTD specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_16328
Name MTD
Alternative name Microbial Transcriptome Database
Restrictions to use None
Community driven Yes
Data access File download
User data submission Allowed
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Tsute Chen

Publication for Microbial Transcriptome Database

MTD citations


Identification and characterization of a minisatellite contained within a novel miniature inverted repeat transposable element (MITE) of Porphyromonas gingivalis

PMCID: 4596501
PMID: 26448788
DOI: 10.1186/s13100-015-0049-1

[…] BROP, specifically the ‘Genomics Tools for Oral Pathogens’ and ‘Microbial Transcriptome Database’ sections of the resource, were used to determine genome location, characteristics of coding sequencings surrounding MITEs, differences between strains as well as tran […]


Identification of essential genes of the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 3547785
PMID: 23114059
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-578

[…] Microbial Transcriptome Database, MTD ( maintained by the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge, MA, USA, was utilized for comparing the putative essential genes of P. […]

MTD institution(s)
Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; Department of Molecular Genetics, The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
MTD funding source(s)
This project was funded by grant R21 DE018803 from the National Institute for Dental, Craniofacial Research and was supported by a Ph.D. stipend and mobility grant from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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