MatrixDB, a database focused on extracellular protein-protein and protein-carbohydrate interactions

Bioinformatics. 2009 Mar 1;25(5):690-1. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btp025. Epub 2009 Jan 15.


Summary: MatrixDB ( is a database reporting mammalian protein-protein and protein-carbohydrate interactions involving extracellular molecules. It takes into account the full interaction repertoire of the extracellular matrix involving full-length molecules, fragments and multimers. The current version of MatrixDB contains 1972 interactions corresponding to 4412 experiments and involving 259 extracellular biomolecules.

Availability: MatrixDB is freely available at

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Binding Sites
  • Carbohydrates / chemistry*
  • Computational Biology / methods
  • Database Management Systems
  • Databases, Protein*
  • Extracellular Matrix / chemistry
  • Extracellular Matrix Proteins / chemistry*
  • Extracellular Matrix Proteins / metabolism


  • Carbohydrates
  • Extracellular Matrix Proteins