Additional Genome Data Added From RefSeq

Published on 2009-12-30

This release includes additional genome data from RefSeq and incumbent bacterial BRCs, minor data corrections, and minor bug fixes/improvements to the web functionality.

Data Enhancements

The following table summarizes the data loaded in the PATRIC database and available through December 30, 2009 PATRIC Website Release.

From incumbent BRCs

From RefSeq

Number of genomes

409

2,329

Number of genomic features

2,297,834

14,944,546

Website Enhancements

RAST Interface

  • PATRIC includes a collaboration with the University of Chicago to provide an end-user genome annotation service using the Rapid Annotation using Subsystem Technology (RAST) system. We have created a lightweight RAST Interface that allows PATRIC users to access RAST directly from the PATRIC website.