Literature and web-links associated with Databases:

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  • Chan, A. P., Crabtree, J., Zhao, Q., Lorenzi, H., Orvis, J., Puiu, D., … & Cahoon, E. B. (2010).Draft genome sequence of the oilseed species Ricinus communis. Nature biotechnology, 28(9), 951-956. DOI:10.1038/nbt.1674
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  • Dewangan, S. K., Sahu, K. R., & Achari, K. V. (2011). Sericulture-A Tool of Eco-System Checking Through Tribal. Journal of Environmental Research and Development, 6(1).
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  • Duan, J., Li, R., Cheng, D., Fan, W., Zha, X., Cheng, T., … & Xia, Q. (2009). SilkDB v2. 0: a platform for silkworm (Bombyx mori) genome biology. Nucleic acids research, gkp801. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkp801
  • El-Sayed, A. M. (2012). The pherobase: database of pheromones and semiochemicals. See http://www. pherobase. com.
  • Gendler, K., Paulsen, T., & Napoli, C. (2008). ChromDB: the chromatin database. Nucleic acids research, 36(suppl 1), D298-D302. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkm768
  • Goldsmith, M. R., Shimada, T., & Abe, H. (2005). The genetics and genomics of the silkworm, bombyx mori*. Annu. Rev. Entomol., 50, 71-100. DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ento.50.071803.130456
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  • Griffiths-Jones, S., Saini, H. K., van Dongen, S., & Enright, A. J. (2008). miRBase: tools for microRNA genomics. Nucleic acids research, 36(suppl 1), D154-D158.DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkm952
  • Griffiths-Jones, S., Grocock, R. J., Van Dongen, S., Bateman, A., & Enright, A. J. (2006). miRBase: microRNA sequences, targets and gene nomenclature. Nucleic acids research, 34(suppl 1), D140-D144. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkj112
  • Griffiths‐Jones, S. (2004). The microRNA registry. Nucleic acids research, 32(suppl 1), D109-D111. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkh023
  • Guo, A. Y., Chen, X., Gao, G., Zhang, H., Zhu, Q. H., Liu, X. C., … & Luo, J. (2008). PlantTFDB: a comprehensive plant transcription factor database. Nucleic Acids Research, 36(suppl 1), D966-D969. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkm841
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  • International Silkworm Genome Consortium. (2008). The genome of a lepidopteran model insect, the silkworm Bombyx mori. Insect biochemistry and molecular biology, 38(12), 1036-1045.
  • Jin, J., Zhang, H., Kong, L., Gao, G., & Luo, J. (2013). PlantTFDB 3.0: a portal for the functional and evolutionary study of plant transcription factors. Nucleic acids research, gkt1016.DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt1016
  • Kajiwara, H., Nakane, K., Piyang, J., Imamaki, A., Ito, Y., Togasaki, F., … & Nomura, R. (2006). Draft of silkworm proteome database. Journal of Electrophoresis, 50(3/4),
  • Kakati, L. N., Chutia, B. C., & Rawat, G. S. (2009). Diversity and ecology of wild sericigenous insects in Nagaland, India. In Tropical ecology (Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 137-146). International Society for Tropical Ecology.
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  • Mueller, L. (2014, January). CassavaBase-A Platform for Next-Generation Breeding. In Plant and Animal Genome XXII Conference. Plant and Animal Genome. Click Here
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