Journal of
Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis

  • Abbreviation: J. Bioinform. Seq. Anal.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2464
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 46

Short Communication

AIDGEN: A database Of AIDS information system

Maruthamuthu Rajadurai*, Sagadevan Arthy, M. Muthulakshmi and Shameela Rajam
Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Bishop Heber College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli-620017, India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 17 December 2009
  •  Published: 29 January 2010

Abstract

 

AIDS is a a highly vulnerable life threatening disease that attacks and destroys the body’s immune system, leaving the patient abnormally vulnerable to infections and many other diseases caused by  the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in humans. The overall aim of this AIDGEN database is to create awareness among people about AIDS, to dispel myths about AIDS and AIDS causing genes. This database will provide information that will support and strengthen those people affected by HIV/AIDS and those who work to provide for their needs.

 

Key words: Disease, AIDS, HIV, genes, infection, side effect.