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PlantCAZyme is a database built upon dbCAN (database for automated carbohydrate active enzyme annotation), aiming to provide pre-computed sequence and annotation data of carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZymes) to plant carbohydrate and bioenergy research communities. The current version contains data of 43 790 CAZymes of 159 protein families from 35 plants (including angiosperms, gymnosperms, lycophyte and bryophyte mosses) and chlorophyte algae with fully sequenced genomes. Useful features of the database include: (i) a BLAST server and a HMMER server that allow users to search against our pre-computed sequence data for annotation purpose, (ii) a download page to allow batch downloading data of a specific CAZyme family or species and (iii) protein browse pages to provide an easy access to the most comprehensive sequence and annotation data.



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Alexander Ekstrom, Rahil Taujale, Nathan McGinn, and Yanbin Yin PlantCAZyme: a database for plant carbohydrate-active enzymes Database 2014: bau079 doi:10.1093/database/bau079 published online August 14, 2014


Department of Biological Sciences

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Department of Biological Sciences




Oxford University Press



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