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Genomes Online Database

Genomes On Line Database (GOLD) is a web based resource for comprehensive information regarding genome and metagenome sequencing projects, and their associated metadata, around the world.[1] As of 3 August 2012, version 4.0 of the database contains information 17,431 genome sequencing projects, of which 3,450 have been completed.[2] The GOLD database is run by the DOE Joint Genome Institute.

See also


  1. ^ Kyrpides NC (September 1999). "Genomes OnLine Database (GOLD 1.0): a monitor of complete and ongoing genome projects world-wide". Bioinformatics 15 (9): 773–4.  
  2. ^ Pagani I, Liolios K, Jansson J, et al. (January 2012). "The Genomes OnLine Database (GOLD) v.4: status of genomic and metagenomic projects and their associated metadata". Nucleic Acids Res. 40 (Database issue): D571–9.  

Further reading

  • Nucleic Acids Research, 2009, Vol. 38, Database issue D346-D354.
  • Nucleic Acids Research, 2007, Vol. 36, Database issue D475-D479.
  • Nucleic Acids Research, 2006, Vol. 34, Database issue D332-334.
  • Nucleic Acids Research, 2001, Vol. 29, Database issue D126-D127.

External links

  • GOLD
  • NCBI BioProject
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