Provides a data resource on protein toxins, virulence factors and antibiotic resistance genes. MvirDB uses a high-throughput, fully automated computational system to annotate protein entries. This database offers to users a web-based browser and a blast interface that allows to search for entries that have sequence similarity to a DNA or protein sequence of interest. It is appropriate for a use in the bio-defense and medical fields.
Pathogen Bioinformatics, Mailstop L-174, Energy Environment and Biology Division, Computations Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA; Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
MvirDB funding source(s)
Supported by funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.