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PomBase is a comprehensive database for the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe, providing structural and functional annotation, literature curation and access to large-scale data sets. PomBase is funded by the Wellcome Trust as a collaboration between the University of Cambridge, Universtiy College London and EMBL-EBI.

PomBase and Ensembl Fungi

The manual annotations provided by the PomBase project for Schizosaccharomyces pombe are imported into the Ensembl Fungi division at the beginning of each release cycle.


To cite S. pombe genome data and annotation, please use:

Wood V, Harris MA, McDowall MD, Rutherford K, Vaughan BW, Staines DM, Aslett M, Lock A, Bähler J, Kersey PJ, Oliver SG.
PomBase: a comprehensive online resource for fission yeast.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan;40(Database issue):D695-9. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
PMID:22039153 (Full text at NAR)