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ready Database of Orthologous Groups


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OrthoDB presents a catalog of eukaryotic orthologous protein-coding genes. Orthology refers to the last common ancestor of the species under consideration, and thus OrthoDB explicitly delineates orthologs at each radiation along the species phylogeny.

How to cite this record: OrthoDB; Database of Orthologous Groups; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:56 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 19 2018 5:08 a.m.

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OrthoDB: the hierarchical catalog of eukaryotic orthologs in 2011.

Waterhouse RM., Zdobnov EM., Tegenfeldt F., Li J., Kriventseva EV.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2011

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OrthoDB v8: update of the hierarchical catalog of orthologs and the underlying free software.

Kriventseva EV,Tegenfeldt F,Petty TJ,Waterhouse RM,Simao FA,Pozdnyakov IA,Ioannidis P,Zdobnov EM
Nucleic Acids Res 2014

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  • 31003A-125350 (Swiss National Sciences Foundation (SNCF))

  • 31003A_143936 (Swiss National Sciences Foundation (SNCF))

  • PDFMP3_137064 (Swiss National Sciences Foundation (SNCF))