RiboD: A comprehensive database for prokaryotic riboswitches

Sumit Mukherjee, Sukhen Das Mandal, Nikita Gupta, Matan Drory-Retwitzer, Danny Barash, Supratim Sengupta

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Abstract

Riboswitches are cis-regulatory non-coding genomic segments that control the expression of downstream genes by undergoing conformational change upon ligand binding. We present a comprehensive database of prokaryotic riboswitches that allows the user to search for riboswitches using multiple criteria, extract information about riboswitch location and gene/operon it regulates. RiboD provides a very useful resource that can be utilized for the better understanding of riboswitch-based gene regulation in bacteria and archaea. Availability and implementation: RiboD can be freely accessed on the web at http://ribod.iiserkol.ac.in/.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3541-3543
Number of pages3
JournalBioinformatics
Volume35
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Sep 2019
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019 The Author(s) 2019. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.

Funding

SDM thanks CSIR, India for a research fellowship.

FundersFunder number
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India

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