xBASE is a genome database aimed at helping laboratory-based bacteriologists make best use of bacterial genome sequence data, with a particular emphasis on comparative genomics. The latest version, x BASE 2.0 (http://xbase.bham.ac.uk), now provides comprehensive coverage of all bacterial genomes and features an updated modularized backend and an improved user interface, which includes a taxonomy browser and a powerful full-text search facility.
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Funding to pay the Open Access publication charges for this article was provided by BBSRC. This work is supported by the BBSRC, grant number BBE0111791, awarded to MJP and DJS.