xBASE2: a comprehensive resource for comparative bacterial genomics

Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D543-6. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm928. Epub 2007 Nov 5.


xBASE is a genome database aimed at helping laboratory-based bacteriologists make best use of bacterial genome sequence data, with a particular emphasis on comparative genomics. The latest version, xBASE 2.0 (http://xbase.bham.ac.uk), now provides comprehensive coverage of all bacterial genomes and features an updated modularized backend and an improved user interface, which includes a taxonomy browser and a powerful full-text search facility.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Base Sequence
  • Codon
  • Databases, Nucleic Acid*
  • Genome, Bacterial*
  • Genomics
  • Internet
  • Sequence Alignment


  • Codon