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Data from: Draft genome sequence of Xylaria sp., the causal agent of taproot decline of soybean in the southern United States

    The draft genome of *Xylaria* sp. isolate MSU_SB201401, causal agent of taproot decline of soybean in the southern U.S., is presented here. The genome assembly was 56.7 Mb in size with an L50 of 246. A total of 10,880 putative protein-encoding genes were predicted, including 647 genes encoding carbohydrate-active enzymes and 1053 genes encoding secreted proteins.

    Maize-GAMER: GO Annotations, Methods, Evaluation and Review

      maize-GAMER is a collaborative project to improve the status of gene functional annotation in maize (*Zea mays*). The project has three main areas of focus, namely * Design a pipeline for the functional annotation of maize genes. * Use manually curated test data to evaluate the annotations and generate a best subset of annotations for use * Design a user friendly review system for the community to provide feedback and endorsements of the annotations

      BrAPI

        The Breeding API (BrAPI) Project is an effort to create a RESTful specification to enable interoperability among plant breeding databases. The Breeding API specifies a standard interface for plant phenotype/genotype databases to serve their data to crop breeding applications. It is a shared, open API, to be used by all data providers and data consumers who wish to participate.

        Genes of viral origin in the Fopius arisanus genome

          *Fopius arisanus* (Sonan) is a braconid wasp (subfamily Opiinae) and biological control agent of a broad range of tephritid fruit fly species, including the global pests Mediterranean fruit fly *Ceratitis capitata* and the Oriental fruit fly *Bactrocera dorsalis*. In an effort to create foundational genomic resources for this species, the complete genome and transcriptomes for several wasp life stages have been recently generated. Manual annotation of 55 viral genes and phylogenetic analysis revealed that *F. arisanus* has independently acquired a symbiotic virus related to alpha-nudiviruses.

          BAR- The Bio-Analytic Resource for Plant Biology

            BAR is a collection of web-based, user-friendly tools for exploring, visualizing, and analyzing large datasets from plants. Supported are expression data, Next-Gen sequence data, protein-protein interactions, polymorphisms / conservation, and protein 3-D structures.

            GenSAS v5.1: A Web-Based Platform for Structural and Functional Annotation and Curation of Genomes

              The Genome Sequence Annotation Server (GenSAS) is an online platform that provides a pipeline for whole genome structural and functional annotation. Users can upload genome sequences and select from a variety of tools for repeat masking, prediction of gene models and other structural features as well as functional annotation tools. GenSAS integrates with JBrowse and Apollo to provide visualization and editing.

              Data from: Dataset on characterization of recombinant interleukin-23α, IL-12p40 and IL-23 complex protein, which activates JAK-STAT signaling pathway in chicken cell lines using immunocytochemical staining

                The data herein is related to the research article entitled "Functional analyses of the interaction of chicken interleukin 23 subunit p19 with IL-12 subunit p40 to form the IL-23 complex", where it is demonstrated that the chicken interleukin (IL)-23α, IL-12p40, and IL-23 complex regulates Th1, Th17, and Treg cytokine production through heterodimer receptors as well as a homodimer receptor consisting of IL-12Rβ1 and IL-23R, and activates the JAK/STAT signaling pathways.

                Genome Database for Vaccinium

                  The Genome Database for Vaccinium (GDV) is a curated and integrated web-based relational database. The GDV is being developed to house and integrate genomic, genetic and breeding data for blueberry, cranberry and other Vaccinium species. The GDV will include the blueberry genome being sequenced by North Carolina State University, and annotated transcripts, traits, maps and markers being generated by Vaccinium researchers.

                  Citrus Genome Database

                    The Citrus Genome Database, known as CGD, is a USDA and NSF funded resource to enable basic, translational and applied research in citrus. It houses genomics, genetics and breeding data for citrus species and organisms associated with HLB. It is built by the Mainlab at Washingotn State University using the open-source, generic database platform Tripal.