Other web resources of castor

Other web resources of castor (Ricinus communis, a primary host plant of Samia cynthia) include JCVI Castor Bean Genome Database and CastorDb.

JCVI Castor Bean Genome Database: The database has the assembled and annotated genome of R. communis or Castor (Chan et al. 2010). The WGS assemblies and annotated files can be retrieved through Download option and BLAST tool has been provided for sequence similarity search. For detailed information, please visit URL: http://castorbean.jcvi.org/index.shtml

Reference:

Chan, A. P., Crabtree, J., Zhao, Q., Lorenzi, H., Orvis, J., Puiu, D., … & Rabinowicz, P.D. (2010). Draft genome sequence of the oilseed species Ricinus communis. Naturebiotechnology, 28(9), 951-956.

 

CastorDb: A comprehensive knowledge base for Ricinus communis This database integrates genome information from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and JCVI Castor Bean Genome Database to provide information on gene expression, domains, pathways etc. (Thakur et al 2011). For detailed information, please visit URL: http://CastorDB.msubiotech.ac.in

References:

Thakur, S., Jha, S., & Chattoo, B. B. (2011). CastorDB: a comprehensive knowledge base for Ricinus communis. BMC research notes, 4(1), 356.