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ready Virulence Factor Database


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VFDB is an integrated and comprehensive database of virulence factors for bacterial pathogens (also including Chlamydia and Mycoplasma).

How to cite this record VFDB; Virulence Factor Database; DOI:; Last edited: April 26, 2021, 8:21 a.m.; Last accessed: Nov 29 2021 3:38 p.m.

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VFDB 2008 release: an enhanced web-based resource for comparative pathogenomics.

Yang J., Chen L., Sun L., Yu J., Jin Q.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008

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VFDB: a reference database for bacterial virulence factors.

Chen L., Yang J., Yu J., Yao Z., Sun L., Shen Y., Jin Q.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2005

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  • 2005CB522904 (Ministry of Science and Technology, Beijing, China)

  • 30600022 (National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Beijing, China)