Enhancement of the Integrated Database "HyperGenome" for Genome Maps and Sequence Information

Takahiko SUZUKI[1] (suzuki@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp)
Susumu NAKASHIMA[2] (susumu@grt.kyushu-u.ac.jp)
Toshihisa TAKAGI[1] (takagi@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp)
Satoru KUHARA[2] (kuhara@grt.kyushu-u.ac.jp)
Minoru KANEHISA[1][3] (kanehisa@ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

[1]Human Genome Center, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo,
4-6-1, Shiroganedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108, Japan
[2]Graduate School of Genetic Resources and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture,
Kyushu University,
6-10-1, Hakozaki, Fukuoka 812, Japan
[3]Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University Uji, Kyoto 611 Japan


An integrated database system "HyperGenome" for genome maps and DNA sequences was developed. The system can handle two different types of data, each of which has an unique complex structure. Graphical user interface (GUI) enables ready retrieval of information obtained from genome mapping data and data on DNA sequences. Data on mapping are derived from the Genome Data Base (GDB) and sequence data are from GenBank.

The following information was added to the system. 1. Mendelian Inheritance in Man(MIM) entries can be linked to a locus in our system. 2. Amino asid sequences from Protein Identification Resources(PIR) can be displayed, in conjunction with the nucleotide sequence.