[BiO BB] Please guide me
dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 29 18:31:25 EST 2004
> Jeremy Semeiks wrote:
>>On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 01:59:19AM -0800, BORN II CODE wrote:
>>>Hi ! i am a still new to bioinformatics.currently i am working on developing a
>>> database with the intergration of xml.as far as i
>>>understand, most of the databanks has its own data(heterogenous
>>>format).what are the fields that i must know in order to develop a database?how
>>> can i retrieve biological data from these databanks.i only know things at the
>>> surface level.many of the articles are very confusing.as far as i am concern
>>> there are things like protein
>>>sequence and DNA sequence.where can i get a sample database table containing
>>> field for such entity??
>>There are a few unified biological schemas out there: BioSQL, Chado, GUS, and
>> Ensembl. You might be able to adapt one of these pre-made schemas; the relevant
>> factors are what biological data you need to store, exactly, and what you're
>> interested in doing with them. At the moment, I don't think there's any single
>> comprehensive solution.
> Won't it be a good idea to develop one. It seems that tools for doing
> bioinformatics are still maturing and
> one of the things to make them mature are common schemas and standards. I think
> there's a nice potential
> for developers in this direction.
>>You can use Bioperl to parse most of the standard flat-text databanks.
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