CancerPPD: a database of anticancer peptides and proteins.
Bottom Line: Besides this primary information, CancerPPD stores predicted tertiary structures as well as peptide sequences in SMILES format.In order to assist users, a number of web-based tools have been integrated, these include keyword search, data browsing, sequence and structural similarity search.We believe that CancerPPD will be very useful in designing peptide-based anticancer therapeutics.
Affiliation: Bioinformatics Centre, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh 160036, Punjab, India.Show MeSH
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Mentions: After the collection and compilation of all the information, the database was launched using Apache HTTP server on Linux Platform. MySQL an object-relational database management system was used to manage all data in the back-end. It provides commands to retrieve and store the data into the database. HTML, PHP and JAVA scripts were used to improve the front-end web interface. All common gateway interface and database interfacing scripts were written in the PHP and Perl programming language. The architecture of CancerPPD is shown in Figure 1.
Affiliation: Bioinformatics Centre, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh 160036, Punjab, India.