J-GLOBAL ID:201410002377637750   Research Resource code:NBDC00249 Update date:Jan. 22, 2017

BOLD: Barcode of Life Data Systems

BOLD: Barcode of Life Data Systems
Owning Organization:
  • The Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL)
Resource classification: Database
Tag (subject)  (2): DNA ,  Organism
Tag (data type)  (1): Taxonomy
BOLD is a portal database for the acquisition, storage, analysis, and publication of DNA barcode records. It's constructed with four databases;
1) Public Data Portal is a data retrieval interface that allows for searching all 1.3M public records in BOLD using multiple search criteria including geography, taxonomy, and depository. Search results can be summarized, plotted on high-res maps, and downloaded.
2) BIN database is a searchable database of Barcode Index Numbers (BINs), sequence clusters that closely approximate species.
3) Publication is a collection of barcode publications and publications that have utilized barcode records.
4) Primer database is a comprehensive registry of primers used in the generation of barcode sequences.
Source: NBDC
Record maintainer: Integbio Database Catalog
Record license: Creative Commons CC0 license

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