INTERFEROME: the database of interferon regulated genes

Samuel Forster, Shamith Samarajiwa, Katie Auchettl, Paul Hertzog

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INTERFEROME is an open access database of types I, II and III Interferon regulated genes ( collected from analysing expression data sets of cells treated with IFNs. This database of interferon regulated genes integrates information from high-throughput experiments with annotation, ontology, orthologue sequences from 37 species, tissue expression patterns and gene regulatory information to enable a detailed investigation of the molecular mechanisms underlying IFN biology. INTERFEROME fulfils a need in infection, immunity, development and cancer research by providing computational tools to assist in identifying interferon signatures in gene lists generated by high-throughput expression technologies, and their potential molecular and biological consequences.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)D852 - D857
Number of pages6
JournalNucleic Acids Research
Issue numberDatabase issue
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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