Comparative Genomic Analysis at the PATRIC, A Bioinformatic Resource Center

  • Alice R. Wattam
  • Joseph L. Gabbard
  • Maulik Shukla
  • Bruno W. Sobral
Protocol
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1197)

Abstract

The Pathosystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC) is a genomics-centric relational database and bioinformatics resource designed to assist scientists in infectious-disease research. This method paper provides detailed instructions on using this resource to finding data specific to genomes, saving it in a personalized workspace and using a variety of interactive tools to analyze that data. While PATRIC contains many diverse tools and functionalities to explore both genome-scale and gene expression data, the main focus of this chapter is on comparative analysis of bacterial genomes.

Key words

Comparative genomics Metabolomics Metadata Phylogeny Genome analysis tools 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alice R. Wattam
    • 1
  • Joseph L. Gabbard
    • 1
  • Maulik Shukla
    • 1
  • Bruno W. Sobral
    • 1
  1. 1.Virginia Bioinformatics InstituteVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA

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