Israel Science and Technology Directory

Biomedical Databases

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Species Databases
AbbreviationDatabase
AmphibiaWeb - Amphibian natural history, conservation, and taxonomy
Animal Diversity Web - Database and encyclopedia of animal natural history
BOLDBarcode of Life Data Systems
VectorBaseBioinformatics Resource for Invertebrate Vectors of Human Pathogens
Birds in Israel
Butterflies and Moths of Israel
UNITEDatabase for molecular identification of fungi
Database of Marine Apex predators: elasmobranchs (sharks and rays), teleosts (e.g., tuna and swordfish) and marine mammals in Israeli Coast
Database of Marine Invertebrates in Israeli Coast
Database of the Scale Insects of the World
FINSFish Information Service
FishBase: Global Information System on Fishes
GBIFGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility
GISDGlobal Invasive Species Database
Ichthyology Collection Database
IONIndex to Organism Names
Insect World of Israel - Butterflies, Beetles and other Insects from Israel
ITISIntegrated Taxonomic Information System
IBOLInternational Barcode of Life - Identify species with DNA barcoding
ICZNInternational Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
Isogenic strains and animal models
Israel Biodiversity Information System (BioGIS):
National flora and fauna of Israel
NCBI Taxonomy Database
National Museum of Natural History Databases
Nomenclature of Genes, Genetic Markers, Alleles, and Mutations in Mouse and Rat
Phylogenetic systematics, a.k.a. evolutionary trees
Plant Species
Prokaryotic Nomenclature of Bacteria and Archaea
ToLTree of Life Web Project
Universal Chalcidoidea Database

* DNA barcoding uses a short DNA sequence from a standard position in the genome for species identification in taxonomic research. Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 mitochondrial region (COI) is the standard barcode region for higher animals.