Combined Databases

This section includes databases which indirectly comprise information on silkworms along with their resources. The information involves barcode sequences, miRNA sequences, peptidases, silk biomaterials, silk fabric, Silk route, etc. In addition, databases comprising ecological, distributional, taxonomical data of diverse live forms such as silkworms, host plants, fungi, and bacteria are mentioned here.

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BOLD

DNA barcode

1180314 specimen records of lepidoptera

  • 53476 Saturniidae
  • 34950 Sphingidae
  • 2429 Bombycidae
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miRNEST v2.0

micro RNA

  • New miRNAs, targets, mirtrons, miRNA gene structures, degradome data, etc.
  • miRNAs from 522 animal and plant species and 22 viruses.
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miRBase

micro RNA

  • miRNA annotation.
  • miRNA sequences of taxa like insects (e.g.   B. mori), host plants (e.g. R. communis, M. esculenta)
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MEROPS

Peptidases

  • Classification and nomenclature of ~4000 individual peptidases and inhibitors.
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Biomat_dbase

Biomaterial

Types of biomaterials,

  • Abundance,
  • Structure,
  • Applications.
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Spatio-temporal DB of Silk Road

Ancient Silk Road data

  • Silk Road data during the ancient times.
  • Historical, field, geographical, remote sensing, thematic data of Han and Tang Dynasties.
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Silk Fabric Specification DB

Fabric specification

Fabric name, number, weaving information.

Calculation of cover tightness, fabric balance coefficient, fabric shrinkage.

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SILKS

Information & services for farmers, planners & administrators

Silkworm species, food plant production, cocoon processing, disease & pest management, seri-marketing, etc. More
Other web-resources*

Various

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  • *Other web resources (Database of Insects and their Food Plants, Universal Chalcidoidea Database, Common Names of Insects Database, DB of Butterflies and moths of North America, Catalogue of Life, Moths of Borneo, Pherobase, INPN, EPPO Global Database, EOL, ITIS, Butterflies and Moth DB, DISCOVER LIFE, Bill’s Lepidoptera Photos, Butterflies & Moths, Area de Conservación Guanacaste (ACG) northwestern Costa Rica, etc.)