A collaborative, open environment for systems biology

of plants, microbes and their communities

KBase: The U.S. Department of Energy Systems Biology Knowledgebase



In KBase, you can create shareable, reproducible workflows called Narratives that include data, analysis steps, results, visualizations and commentary.

Research Highlights

Accurately predicting biosynthetic energy yields is a challenging problem. In work published in BMC Genomics, KBase scientists developed new analysis tools that allowed them to address this problem by building core metabolic models representing 48 major phylogenetic microbial groups.

In a cover article in the Journal of Cellular Physiology, KBase scientist Christopher Henry and collaborators demonstrate strategies for constructing genome-scale metabolic networks that simulate two species in a microbial consortium exchanging metabolites to sustain life.

Integrated Data and Tools

Analyze a wide range of public bioinformatics data together with your own data.

 

Explore KBase’s analysis tools (Apps) in the App Catalog.

 

Transfer high-throughput sequencing data from   the JGI Genome Portal to KBase for analysis.

 

KBase is an open platform — find out how to add your own analysis tools!

 

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KBase paper preprint available

The first paper about KBase is now available as a preprint on bioRxiv (http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/12/22/096354). The paper describes both the underlying structure and components of KBase and the way it can be used by researchers to perform large-scale systems biology analyses and share their data, results and conclusions. To illustrate how KBase facilitates collaborative research, the […]

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