About
GENI-ACT is the next generation of software to annotate bacterial genomes and republish sequin files to NCBI Genbank.

The site automatically pulls text-based genbank files from NCBI FTP and converts them into an indexed binary form that can be easily searched and queried. These files are stored at http://bgbk.geni-act.org/. The site also uses a three-tier architecture with a load-balancer, server nodes and dedicated database server.

Soon work will be done to automatically spell-check genbank files and republish the changes on GENI-ACT and NCBI.


Publications
  1. Ditty JL, Kvaal CA, Goodner B, Freyermuth SK, Bailey C, et al. (2010) Incorporating Genomics and Bioinformatics across the Life Sciences Curriculum. PLoS Biol 8(8): e1000448. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000448
  2. Arshinoff BI, Suen G, Just EM, Merchant SM, Kibbe WA, Chisholm RL, Welch RD. Xanthusbase: adapting wikipedia principles to a model organism database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35:D422-D426.
  3. Pratt-Szeliga PC, Skewes AD, Yan J , Welch LG, Welch RD. Xanthusbase after five years expands to become Openmods. Nucleic acids research 40 (D1), D1288-D1294