S. pombe gene characterisation progress since 2006; see the Gene Characterisation page for more details

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PomBase coordinates S. pombe gene nomenclature in collaboration with the fission yeast Gene Naming Committee (GNC). We encourage all authors and reviewers to ensure that gene names are registered prior to publication. If you want to name a gene, please visit our Gene Registry page, which links to the S. pombe gene naming guidelines, the gene name registration form, and additional information.

About PomBase

PomBase is a comprehensive database for the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe, providing structural and functional annotation, literature curation and access to large-scale data sets


Tuesday, 17th Feb, 2015

We have updated the data available on the PomBase web site to include manual curation through February 2, 2015, including 245 community-curated publications. On the gene pages, the interaction tables now provides a bit of descriptive text for each annotation, indicating the nature and direction of the interaction.

Tuesday, 27th Jan, 2015

We have updated the data available on the PomBase web site to include manual curation through January 12, 2015, including 240 community-curated publications. The gene page Phenotype section now features a compact default display. A downloadable "viability summary" data file is now available. The PomBase BLAST server has incorporated interface changes made Ensembl-wide.

Thursday, 11th Dec, 2014

PomBase has implemented network visualisations for fission yeast in esyN, using data curated by BioGRID and PomBase. esyN is a web-based tool for building, sharing, and viewing network data developed by Dan Bean and Giorgio Favrin in the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, UK.

On gene pages, we have links to gene-specific interaction networks in esyN in the table headers of the Interactions sections:

  • The Genetic Interactions section links to all interactions centred on the gene and curated in BioGRID
  • The Physical interactions section has links to two datasets:
    • All physical interactions curated in BioGRID for the gene
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