The Rat Genome Database 2009: variation, ontologies and pathways

  title={The Rat Genome Database 2009: variation, ontologies and pathways},
  author={Melinda R. Dwinell and Elizabeth A. Worthey and Mary Shimoyama and Burcu Bakir-Gungor and Jeffrey DePons and Stanley J. F. Laulederkind and Timothy Lowry and Rajni Nigam and Victoria Petri and Jennifer R. Smith and Alexander Stoddard and Simon N. Twigger and Howard J. Jacob},
  journal={Nucleic Acids Research},
  pages={D744 - D749}
The Rat Genome Database (RGD, was developed to provide a core resource for rat researchers combining genetic, genomic, pathway, phenotype and strain information with a focus on disease. RGD users are provided with access to structured and curated data from the molecular level through to the level of the whole organism, including the variations associated with disease phenotypes. To fully support use of the rat as a translational model for biological systems and human disease… 

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