probeBase is maintained by the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science at the University of Vienna.
References: If you use probeBase as a tool in your published research, we ask that either of these papers be cited:
- Greuter D, Loy A, Horn M, Rattei T. 2016. probeBase—an online resource for rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes and primers: new features 2016. Nucleic Acids Res. 10.1093/nar/gkv1232 Full text
- Loy A, Maixner F, Wagner M, Horn M. 2007. probeBase - an online resource for rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes: new features 2007. Nucleic Acids Res. 35: D800-D804. Full text
- Loy, A., Horn, M., Wagner, M. 2003. probeBase - an online resource for rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes. Nucleic Acids Res. 31: 514-516. Full text
Suggested wording: (i) "Oligonucleotide probe sequences have been deposited at probeBase.", or (ii) "Details on oligonucleotide probes are available at probeBase."
Acknowledgement: Frank Oliver Glöckner, Anna Klindworth and the SILVA team are greatly acknowledged for contribution of primer details and calculation of coverage values. We are indebted to Erik Wright, Safak Yilmaz and Daniel Noguera for providing a direct link to ProbeMelt on the DECIPHER webpage. We greatly thank Albert Müller, Julia Ramesmayer, Frank Maixner, Carmen Krammer, Manuela Hartmann, and Silvia Weber for database maintenance. We further thank all users who contributed to probeBase by submitting probes.
probeBase offers direct submission of sequences to the TestProbe and TestPrime tools of SILVA at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology.
probeBase offers direct submission of sequences to the probe match tool of the Ribosomal Database Project II at the Center for Microbial Ecology (Michigan State University).
probeBase offers direct submission of sequences to probeCheck at the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science (University of Vienna).
probeBase offers direct submission of sequences to the ProbeMelt tool of DECIPHER at the University of Wisconsin Madison.
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