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Transdab wiki: the interactive transglutaminase substrate database on web 2.0 surface

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TRANSDAB wiki is a database of transglutaminase substrate proteins. This wiki is designed to provide quality content of all the details (including synonyms, structures, references) about transglutaminase substrate proteins and interaction partners. Currently TRANSDAB contains 243 articles about substrate proteins for 6 transglutaminase types in a user-friendly, editable format. Our aim was to collect structural information about substrate proteins and this information is provided in form of images, videos and links. The scientific community is invited to edit the database and besides providing up-to-date information, this wiki should serve as a platform for valuable discussions.

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Abbreviations

ASAView:

Web server for prediction of surface accessibility of proteins

GTP:

Guanosine-5′-triphosphate

ID:

Identification code

IUPred:

Predictor for intrinsically unstructured regions in proteins

PDB:

Protein databank

TRANSDAB:

Transglutaminase Substrate Database

TRANSIT:

Database of Transglutamination Sites

WHAT:

Worldwide Happening Around Transglutaminase

VMD:

Visual Molecular Dynamics software for molecular graphics

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We thank Istvan Andrejkovics, Gyorgy Fenyofalvi, Gabor Zachuczky, and Peter Bagossi for their help and European Science Foundation Protein Cross-Linking—The ESF Transglutaminases Programme (PCL), Hungarian National Research Found (NI67877), Marie Curie Research Training Networks Treks (MRTN-CT-2006-036032) for fundings.

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Correspondence to Éva Csősz or László Fésüs.

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TRANSDAB can be accessed from http://genomics.dote.hu/wiki/.

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Csősz, É., Meskó, B. & Fésüs, L. Transdab wiki: the interactive transglutaminase substrate database on web 2.0 surface. Amino Acids 36, 615–617 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00726-008-0121-y

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