2-DE Databases on the World Wide Web

  • Christine Hoogland
  • Khaled Mostaguir
  • Ron D. Appel

Abstract

With the development of the Internet, a growing number of two-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE) databases become available (50 in January 2004, for a total of 270 image maps). By linking the two components constituting 2-DE databases—images and protein information—the active hypertext links provide a powerful tool for data integration, in addition to navigation from one database to another. This chapter shows how to remotely retrieve data from these databases over the Internet.

Keywords

Migration Urea Platinum Electrophoresis Polypeptide 

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Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Hoogland
    • 1
  • Khaled Mostaguir
    • 1
  • Ron D. Appel
    • 2
  1. 1.Swiss Institute of BioinformaticsGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Swiss Institute of BioinformaticsUniversity and Geneva University HospitalGenevaSwitzerland

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