WebGeSTer DB specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01862
Name WebGeSTer DB
Alternative name Web Genome scanner for terminators database
Restrictions to use None
Database management system MySQL
Community driven No
Data access File download, Browse
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Debnath Pal

Publication for Web Genome scanner for terminators database

WebGeSTer DB citation


Evidence for the recent origin of a bacterial protein coding, overlapping orphan gene by evolutionary overprinting

BMC Evol Biol
PMCID: 4683798
PMID: 26677845
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0558-z

[…] σ70 Promoters were searched for using BProm (Softberry Inc., New York), and terminators using WebGeSTer DB []. Sequences from other bacteria were searched with blastp or tblastn (NCBI, http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi, default parameters). All methods mentioned in the following were use […]

WebGeSTer DB institution(s)
Department of Microbiology Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India
WebGeSTer DB funding source(s)
Supported by the Center for Excellence in Bioinformatics, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Center of Excellence for mycobacteria research grant, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

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