Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Dr. Guangshun Wang
As of late 2003, more than 500 antimicrobial peptides have been reported. However, the majority data of the antimicrobial peptides are scattered in the literature. In order to better understand the structure-function relationship of these peptides, and antimicrobial peptide database and analysis system (APD) was established based on an extensive literature search. The database contains detailed information for 525 peptides (498 antibacterial , 155 antifungal, 28 antiviral, and 18 antitumor). Based on the database, the system also provides database query, statistical data, prediction and peptide design functions. APD provides web-based interfaces that allow users to visit the system via a web browser from the Internet. This system was built using Red Hat Linux 7.2, MySQL database server, Apache web server and PHP script language. APD will provide a useful tool for the structure-function analysis of antimicrobial peptides. The system can be accessed at http://aps.unmc.edu/AP/main.html.
Wang, Zhe, "APD: The Multifunctional Antimicrobial Peptide Database and Analysis system." (2003). Student Work. 3299.
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