Rebase (database)

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Description A database for DNA restriction enzymes
Organisms all
Laboratory New England Biolabs
Authors Richard J Roberts
Primary citation PMID 19846593
Release date Dec 31st 2011
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Curation policy Yes

In molecular biology, REBASE is a database of information about restriction enzymes and DNA methyltransferases.[1] REBASE contains and extensive set of references, sites of recognition and cleavage, sequences and structures. It also contains information on the commercial availability of each enzyme. REBASE is one of the longest running biological databases having its roots in a collection of restriction enzymes maintained by Richard J. Roberts since before 1980.[2] Since that time there have been regular descriptions of the resource in the journal Nucleic Acids Research.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Roberts, Richard J; Vincze Tamas; Posfai Janos; Macelis Dana (Jan 2010). "REBASE--a database for DNA restriction and modification: enzymes, genes and genomes". Nucleic Acids Res. England. 38 (Database issue): D234–6. doi:10.1093/nar/gkp874. PMC 2808884Freely accessible. PMID 19846593. 
  2. ^ Roberts RJ (January 1980). "Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences". Nucleic Acids Res. 8 (1): r63–r80. doi:10.1093/nar/8.1.197-d. PMC 327257Freely accessible. PMID 6243774. 
  3. ^ Roberts RJ (March 1982). "Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences". Nucleic Acids Res. 10 (5): r117–44. doi:10.1093/nar/10.5.1770. PMC 320569Freely accessible. PMID 6280143. 
  4. ^ Roberts RJ, Macelis D (July 1993). "REBASE--restriction enzymes and methylases". Nucleic Acids Res. 21 (13): 3125–37. doi:10.1093/nar/21.13.3125. PMC 309742Freely accessible. PMID 8392714. 

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