The Integration
of
Microbial Databases

Report of a Workshop held at Michigan State University

August 11-12, 1995

Organized by the Center for Microbial Ecology


CME is interested in any comments you may have about the contents of this report.
Please contact niels@vitro.cme.msu.edu with any questions or comments you may have.

Because of the length of this document, you can view it in two ways: either as the Complete Report, suitable for printing; or broken into individual sections, accessed via the Table of Contents below.

Table of Contents

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Goals

3.0 IMD Prototypes Demonstration

4.0 Recommended Activities

4.1 Organization and Administration

4.2 System Design and Implementation

4.3 Data to be Integrated

4.3.1 First Priority Data a. Nomenclatural Database
b. Phylogenetic Trees
c. Phenotypic Data

4.3.2 Existing Databases

a. Publicly Accessible On-Line Databases
b. Independently Curated, Specific Databases

4.3.3 Databases Needing Development

a. ARDRA
b. Habitat
c. Databases Obtained with Commercial Test Kits or Systems
d. Images

4.3.4 Other Groups Which Have Microbial Strain Data

5.0 Federation Membership and Responsibilities

6.0 Workshop Participants

7.0 Summary


More information about the integrated database project is available in insights, the CME Newsletter.


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