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Collaborative annotation of genes and proteins between UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and dictyBase

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Fey, Petra
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Published in Database. 2009, vol. 2009, p. bap016
Abstract UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, a curated protein database, and dictyBase, the Model Organism Database for Dictyostelium discoideum, have established a collaboration to improve data sharing. One of the major steps in this effort was the 'Dicty annotation marathon', a week-long exercise with 30 annotators aimed at achieving a major increase in the number of D. discoideum proteins represented in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot. The marathon led to the annotation of over 1000 D. discoideum proteins in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot. Concomitantly, there were a large number of updates in dictyBase concerning gene symbols, protein names and gene models. This exercise demonstrates how UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot can work in very close cooperation with model organism databases and how the annotation of proteins can be accelerated through those collaborations.
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GAUDET, Pascale et al. Collaborative annotation of genes and proteins between UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and dictyBase. In: Database, 2009, vol. 2009, p. bap016. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:36275

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