FlyBase: the Drosophila database

Nucleic Acids Res. 1996 Jan 1;24(1):53-6. doi: 10.1093/nar/24.1.53.


FlyBase is a database of genetic and molecular data concerning Drosophila. FlyBase is maintained as a relational database (in Sybase). The scope of FlyBase includes: genes, alleles (and phenotypes), aberrations, pointers to sequence data, clones, stock lists, Drosophila workers and bibliographic references. FlyBase is also available on CD-ROM for Macintosh systems (Encyclopaedia of Drosophila).

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Alleles
  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Animals
  • Base Sequence
  • CD-ROM
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Drosophila / genetics*
  • Genome
  • Mutation
  • Phenotype