EvoDB: Evolutionary rates DataBase

Evolutionary Medicine Laboratory, Sydney Brenner Institute of Molecular Bioscience

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Download the EvoDB database:

  • EvoDB 1.0 complete nucleotide alignments, evolutionary rate profiles (M2a only) and phylogenetic trees and data (198MB tar.gz file).

  • See release notes. for more details about this database.

  • In addition we provide a python script evodb_get.py for retreiving sequences and data from the uncompressed database files.

  • EvoDB is also used by the FIRE algorithm to infer protein domain functions.


Citing EvoDB

Ndhlovu,A., Durand,P.M., and Hazelhurst,S. (2015) EvoDB: a database of evolutionary rate profiles, associated protein domains and phylogenetic trees for PFAM-A. Database, 2015.


EvoDB and the FIRE algorithm

EvoDB is also used by the FIRE algorithm to infer protein domain functions.


Copyright notice for EvoDB

EvoDB is licenced under the GNU Lesser General Public License.  

Comments or questions? Send a mail to evodb.emu@gmail.com