Name ASTRA
Aliases Alternative Splicing and TRanscription Archives
Description

"ASTRA is a database that classifies alternative splicing patterns and alternative transcriptional initiation patterns of Human, Mouse, D.melanogaster, C.elegans, A.thaliana, O. sativa. (cited from the original site)"

Type DB
Main Institutes of management "Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)"
Country of the Institute Japan
URL of the site http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/jp/astra/desc.html
Interface GUI(JAVA applet)
Input example

"Select the pulldown-menu(Splicing Type) "cassette" on the center of the top page, the push "Search!" button. "

Keyword
Alternative | Splicing | Transcription
Amount of the all data for download(Mbyte) | Method to obtain the all data. -|None
External resources (databases) in building the product. UniGene
Data type DNA-sequence
Biological species in the main concern
"Arabidopsis thaliana | Caenorhabditis elegans | Drosophila melanogaster | ... More
  • Arabidopsis thaliana [Taxonomy_id: 3702, thale cress]
  • Caenorhabditis elegans [Taxonomy_id: 6239]
  • Drosophila melanogaster [Taxonomy_id: 7227, fruit fly]
  • Homo sapiens [Taxonomy_id: 9606, human]
  • Mus musculus [Taxonomy_id: 10090, house mouse]
  • Oryza sativa [Taxonomy_id: 4530, rice]
"
Conditions of use Under investigation
Frequency of updates (in last two years) 0
Last date of updates (date of confirmation) 2005/01/01 (2009/01/21)
Main IDs used in the products None
How to make a link to get access to each IDs. None
external databases to which this database/tool have links

Human genome resources | UniGene | ensembl

Published papers (PubMed IDs)

pmid:16219431 | pmid:16500940