A curated, web-accessible centralized database for the annotation of tissue-specific/enriched genes. VeryGene currently contains entries for 3960 human genes covering 128 normal tissue/cell types compiled from the expression profiling of two large microarray data sets. It brings together much-needed information on preferred tissue/subcellular localization, functional annotation, pathway, mammalian phenotype, related diseases and targeting drug associated with any of these genes as a result of data integration from multiple sources. Information can be searched through gene, tissue and disease views and search result can be downloaded easily.
Institute of Genetic Engineering, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China; Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Guangxi University of Technology, Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, China; Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China; School of Information, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
VeryGene funding source(s)
This project is supported by a special grant from the Higher Education Agency of Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China.