piRNABank is a web analysis system and resource, which provides comprehensive information on piRNAs in the three widely studied mammals namely Human, Mouse, Rat and one fruit fly, Drosophila. It compiles all the possible clusters of piRNAs and also depicts piRNAs along with the associated genomic elements like genes and repeats on a genome wide map. Search options have been designed to query and obtain useful data from this online resource.

piRNABank provides the following features:


Click here for piRNA-Bank Version2

Version2 Features
  1. New Search options using latest genome builds for human, mouse and rat
  2. Search field enabled for entering multiple gene or uploading a file with gene list
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Please cite the following article if you utilise any data from this web resource:
"piRNABank: a web resource on classified and clustered Piwi-interacting RNAs"
Sai Lakshmi S, Shipra Agrawal
Nucleic Acids Research 2008 January; 36 (Database issue): D173–D177.  [PMCID: PMC2238943]   (Citations)

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