RRC ID 47759
Author Kudo T, Kobayashi M, Terashima S, Katayama M, Ozaki S, Kanno M, Saito M, Yokoyama K, Ohyanagi H, Aoki K, Kubo Y, Yano K.
Title TOMATOMICS: A Web Database for Integrated Omics Information in Tomato.
Journal Plant Cell Physiol
Abstract Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) is an important agronomic crop and a major model fruit-producing plant. To facilitate basic and applied research, comprehensive experimental resources and omics information on tomato are available following their development. Mutant lines and cDNA clones from a dwarf cultivar, Micro-Tom, are two of these genetic resources. Large-scale sequencing data for ESTs and full-length cDNAs from Micro-Tom continue to be gathered. In conjunction with information on the reference genome sequence of another cultivar, Heinz 1706, the Micro-Tom experimental resources have facilitated comprehensive functional analyses. To enhance the efficiency of acquiring omics information for tomato biology, we have integrated the information on the Micro-Tom experimental resources and the Heinz 1706 genome sequence. We have also inferred gene structure by comparison of sequences between the genome of Heinz 1706 and the transcriptome, which are comprised of Micro-Tom full-length cDNAs and Heinz 1706 RNA-seq data stored in the KaFTom and Sequence Read Archive databases. In order to provide large-scale omics information with streamlined connectivity we have developed and maintain a web database TOMATOMICS (http://bioinf.mind.meiji.ac.jp/tomatomics/). In TOMATOMICS, access to the information on the cDNA clone resources, full-length mRNA sequences, gene structures, expression profiles and functional annotations of genes is available through search functions and the genome browser, which has an intuitive graphical interface.
Volume 58(1)
Pages e8
Published 2017-1-1
DOI 10.1093/pcp/pcw207
PII pcw207
PMID 28111364
PMC PMC5444566
MeSH Computational Biology / methods DNA, Complementary / genetics* Databases, Genetic* Gene Expression Regulation, Plant Gene Ontology Genome, Plant / genetics* Genomics / methods* Internet Lycopersicon esculentum / genetics* Mutation* Sequence Analysis, RNA Transcriptome / genetics
IF 4.062
Times Cited 12
Tomato TOMJPF00001