OpenfluDB specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_04511
Name OpenfluDB
Alternative name OpenFlu database
Restrictions to use None
Maintained Yes


  • Viruses
    • Influenza A virus
    • Influenza A virus (A/Puerto Rico/8/1934(H1N1))
    • Influenza B virus


  • person_outline Ioannis Xerios

Publication for OpenFlu database

OpenfluDB citations


Large scale sequence analysis reveals novel human adaptive markers in PB2 segment of seasonal influenza A viruses

PMCID: 5874250
PMID: 29593225
DOI: 10.1038/s41426-018-0050-0

[…] The PB2 sequences of avian and human IAVs were retrieved from the OpenFluDB database ( Subtype distributions of both avian and human IAVs were estimated. For avian IAV viruses, replicate sequences within the same subtype due to oversampli […]


OpenFluDB, a database for human and animal influenza virus

PMCID: 2911839
PMID: 20624713
DOI: 10.1093/database/baq004

[…] OpenFluDB offers several analysis tools to mine its genetic and epidemiological content. These tools are applied on a selected set of isolates resulting from a search query.BLAST. This tool presents a […]

OpenfluDB institution(s)
Animal Health Service, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy; Vital-IT/Swiss-Prot Groups, SIB, Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland

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