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GPSDB (Gene and Protein Synonym DataBase) is a collection of gene and protein names.
GPSDB was created in the framework of the BioMinT FP5 European project (contract-no. QLRI-CT-2002-02770) and is maintained in the framework of the FELICS FP6 European project.
Pillet V, Zehnder M, Seewald AK, Veuthey AL, Petrak J.
GPSDB: a new database for synonyms expansion of gene and protein names.
Bioinformatics. 2005 Apr 15;21(8):1743-4. Epub 2004 Dec 21.

The database is constructed using 18 main current biological resources:
CGD (Candida Genome Database)
Costanzo MC, Arnaud MB, Skrzypek MS, Binkley G, Lane C, Miyasato SR, Sherlock G.
The Candida Genome Database: facilitating research on Candida albicans molecular biology.
FEMS Yeast Res. 2006 Aug;6(5):671-84.
Chisholm RL, Gaudet P, Just EM, Pilcher KE, Fey P, Merchant SN, Kibbe WA.
dictyBase, the model organism database for Dictyostelium discoideum.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2006 Jan 1;34(Database issue):D423-7.
Rudd KE.
EcoGene: a genome sequence database for Escherichia coli K-12.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Jan 1;28(1):60-4.
Entrez Gene
Maglott D, Ostell J, Pruitt KD, Tatusova T.
Entrez Gene: gene-centered information at NCBI.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D26-31.
M.A. Crosby, J.L. Goodman, V.B. Strelets, P. Zhang, W.M Gelbart, and the FlyBase Consortium
FlyBase: genomes by the dozen.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D486-91.
HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Database)
Bruford EA, Lush MJ, Wright MW, Sneddon TP, Povey S, Birney E.
The HGNC Database in 2008: a resource for the human genome.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D445-8. Epub 2007 Nov 4.
MGD (Mouse Genome Database)
Bult CJ, Eppig JT, Kadin JA, Richardson JE, Blake JA; Mouse Genome Database Group.
The Mouse Genome Database (MGD): mouse biology and model systems.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D724-8. Epub 2007 Dec 23.
OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, OMIM (TM). McKusick-Nathans Institute for Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) and National Center for Biotechnology Information,
National Library of Medicine (Bethesda, MD), 2007.
PomBase (Schizosaccharomyces pombe base)
Wood V, Harris MA, McDowall MD, Rutherford K, Vaughan BW, Staines DM, Aslett M, Lock A, Bähler J, Kersey PJ, Oliver SG.
PomBase: a comprehensive online resource for fission yeast.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan;40(Database issue):D695-9.
RatMap (Rat Genome Database)
Petersen G, Johnson P, Andersson L, Klinga-Levan K, Gomez-Fabre PM, Stahl F.
RatMap--rat genome tools and data.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2005 Jan 1;33(Database issue):D492-4.
RGD (Rat Genome Database)
Twigger SN, Shimoyama M, Bromberg S, Kwitek AE, Jacob HJ; RGD Team.
The Rat Genome Database, update 2007--easing the path from disease to data and back again.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D658-62. Epub 2006 Dec 6.
SGD (Saccharomyces Genome Database)
Dwight SS, Balakrishnan R, Christie KR, Costanzo MC, Dolinski K, Engel SR, Feierbach B, Fisk DG, Hirschman J, Hong EL, Issel-Tarver L, Nash RS, Sethuraman A, Starr B, Theesfeld CL, Andrada R, Binkley G, Dong Q, Lane C, Schroeder M, Weng S, Botstein D, Cherry JM.
Saccharomyces genome database: underlying principles and organisation.
Brief Bioinform. 2004 Mar;5(1):9-22.
Moszer I, Jones LM, Moreira S, Fabry C, Danchin A.
SubtiList: the reference database for the Bacillus subtilis genome.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):62-5.
TAIR (The Arabodipsis Information Resource)
Swarbreck D, Wilks C, Lamesch P, Berardini TZ, Garcia-Hernandez M, Foerster H, Li D, Meyer T, Muller R, Ploetz L, Radenbaugh A, Singh S, Swing V, Tissier C, Zhang P, Huala E.
The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR): gene structure and function annotation.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D1009-14. Epub 2007 Nov 5.
The UniProt Consortium.
The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt).
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D190-5. Epub 2007 Nov 27.
Rogers A, Antoshechkin I, Bieri T, Blasiar D, Bastiani C, Canaran P, Chan J, Chen WJ, Davis P, Fernandes J, Fiedler TJ, Han M, Harris TW, Kishore R, Lee R, McKay S, Müller HM, Nakamura C, Ozersky P, Petcherski A, Schindelman G, Schwarz EM, Spooner W, Tuli MA, Van Auken K, Wang D, Wang X, Williams G, Yook K, Durbin R, Stein LD, Spieth J, Sternberg PW.
WormBase 2007.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D612-7. Epub 2007 Nov 8.
Bowes JB, Snyder KA, Segerdell E, Gibb R, Jarabek C, Noumen E, Pollet N, Vize PD.
Xenbase: a Xenopus biology and genomics resource.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D761-7. Epub 2007 Nov 4.
ZFIN (The Zebrafish Model Organism Database)
Sprague J, Bayraktaroglu L, Bradford Y, Conlin T, Dunn N, Fashena D, Frazer K, Haendel M, Howe DG, Knight J, Mani P, Moxon SA, Pich C, Ramachandran S, Schaper K, Segerdell E, Shao X, Singer A, Song P, Sprunger B, Van Slyke CE, Westerfield M.
The Zebrafish Information Network: the zebrafish model organism database provides expanded support for genotypes and phenotypes.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D768-72. Epub 2007 Nov 8.

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