The new Echinobase
The new Echinobase has:
>34,000 S. purpuratus gene pages, A. planci gene pages
a JBrowse genome browser,
reagents and protocols,
job postings and
Links between these resources allow you to flow between them with a single click.
The Echinoderm Anatomical Ontology (ECAO) is a tool for annotating papers, gene expression and genomics, and describes both anatomy and developmental stages and is coming soon.
Echinobase provides a critical data sharing infrastructure for other NIH-funded projects, and is a focal point for the echinoderm community.
In addition to our primary goal of supporting echinoderm researchers, Echinobase enhances the availability and visibility of echinoderm data to the broader biomedical research community.
We would like to thank following individuals/labs for contributing Echinoderm images.
Image collage/editing: Ann Cutting
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus slider image:
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus: Andrew Cameron ©2013
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus pluteus: Esther Miranda and David R. McClay ©2006
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus pseudo color gastrula Z-stack: Emanuel Fuare ©2012
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus: Feng Gao ©2013
Lytechinus variegatus slider image:
John B. Morrill and Lauren Marcus ©2005
Eucidaris tribuloides slider image:
Adult Pencil Sea Urchin: Ann Cutting, California Institute of Technology ©2013
Fluorescent staining of tubulin and nuclei: Robert Burke, University of Victoria ©2013
Eucidaris tribuloides test: Ann Cutting and Feng Gao, California Institute of Technology ©2013
Fluorescent double in situ of Eve and GataE: Eric Erkenbrack ©2013
Patiria miniata slider image
Lineage tracing: Andrew Cameron ©2013
Sea Star: Ann Cutting, California Institute of Technology ©2013
Patiria miniata larva (SEM) Andrew Cameron ©2015
Recently metamorphosed juvenile: Feng Gao ©2011
Parastichopus parvimensis slider image
Parastichopus parvimensis: Amy Kimchee/Hopkins Marine Station ©2013
Last Updated: 2020-05-01