An article about resources of the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics putting a special focus on curated databases has been published on-line in NAR. The article provides an overview of SIB's resources and competence areas, with a strong focus on curated databases and SIB's most popular and widely used resources.
In particular, SIB's Bioinformatics resource portal ExPASy features over 150 resources, including UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, ENZYME, PROSITE, neXtProt, STRING, UniCarbKB, SugarBindDB, SwissRegulon, EPD, arrayMap, Bgee, SWISS-MODEL Repository, OMA, OrthoDB and other databases, which are briefly described in this article.
The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics provides world-class bioinformatics databases, software tools, services and training to the international life science community in academia and industry. These solutions allow life scientists to turn the exponentially growing amount of data into knowledge.