DBD: Transcription factor prediction database

Release 2.0
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DBD is a database of predicted transcription factors in completely sequenced genomes.
The predicted transcription factors all contain assignments to sequence specific DNA-binding domain families. The predictions are based on domain assignments from the SUPERFAMILY and Pfam hidden Markov model libraries. Benchmarks of our transcription factor predictions show they are accurate and have wide coverage on a genomic scale.
The DBD consists of predicted transcription factor repertoires for 930 completely sequenced genomes.
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Genomic repertoires of DNA-binding transcription factors across the tree of life

Varodom Charoensawan, Derek Wilson, Sarah A. Teichmann
Nucleic Acids Research 2010 Nov;38(21):7364-77. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkq617. Epub 2010 Jul 30. Review.
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Lineage-specific expansion of DNA-binding transcription factor families

Varodom Charoensawan, Derek Wilson, Sarah A. Teichmann
Trends Genetics 2010 Sep;26(9):388-93. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2010.06.004. Epub 2010 Jul 31.
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DBD - taxonomically broad transcription factor predictions: new content and functionality

Derek Wilson, Varodom Charoensawan, Sarah K. Kummerfeld, Sarah A. Teichmann
Nucleic Acids Research 2008 36(Database issue):D88-D92; doi:10.1093/nar/gkm964
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The previous DBD release (1.2) can be found in the archive.
Recent news
Recent updates to DBD
9th Nov 2011 Pedobacter Heparinus genome is added ... Further details
30th Aug 2008 New fungal genomes ... Further details
20th Aug 2008 Integrated transcription factor predictions for the Dictyostelium purpureum genome ... Further details
18th Aug 2008 Added domain assignments for over 50 bacterial genomes from the NCBI ... Further details
11th Aug 2008 Reclassified 8 domains ... Further details
8th Aug 2008 Transcription factor predictions for new green algae Ostreococcus RCC809.
Further details on recent updates to DBD can be found in the News archive.