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Aug 01, 2011 (Vol. 31, No. 14)

PRIDE

URL:www.ebi.ac.uk/pride
  • Very large database, free data-analysis application
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The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) has done it again—they have developed another database of which they can be “proud.” PRIDE is quite literally the name of the game when it comes to this proteomics database, whose full name is the PRoteomics IDEntifications database. Containing more proteomics data than a single person could ever sort through in his/her entire career, the PRIDE database houses over 16,000 experiments, over 145 million (yes, million!) MS spectra, and more than 24 million identified peptides. Users of the database can either search its contents or browse by a number of categories, such as species, cell type, or disease. Additionally, the site recently made the PRIDE Inspector available for download. This application allows one to browse, visualize, and analyze MS proteomics data. This database is a fantastic resource for proteomics researchers.

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