SubtiWiki 2.0--an integrated database for the model organism Bacillus subtilis

Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jan 4;44(D1):D654-62. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv1006. Epub 2015 Oct 3.


To understand living cells, we need knowledge of each of their parts as well as about the interactions of these parts. To gain rapid and comprehensive access to this information, annotation databases are required. Here, we present SubtiWiki 2.0, the integrated database for the model bacterium Bacillus subtilis ( SubtiWiki provides text-based access to published information about the genes and proteins of B. subtilis as well as presentations of metabolic and regulatory pathways. Moreover, manually curated protein-protein interactions diagrams are linked to the protein pages. Finally, expression data are shown with respect to gene expression under 104 different conditions as well as absolute protein quantification for cytoplasmic proteins. To facilitate the mobile use of SubtiWiki, we have now expanded it by Apps that are available for iOS and Android devices. Importantly, the App allows to link private notes and pictures to the gene/protein pages. Today, SubtiWiki has become one of the most complete collections of knowledge on a living organism in one single resource.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Bacillus subtilis / genetics*
  • Bacillus subtilis / metabolism*
  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Databases, Genetic*
  • Genes, Bacterial
  • Genomics
  • Internet
  • Metabolic Networks and Pathways / genetics
  • Protein Interaction Mapping
  • Systems Integration
  • Transcription, Genetic


  • Bacterial Proteins