Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 2005-02-01; 21.3: 293-306.

Genome Properties: a system for the investigation of prokaryotic genetic content for microbiology, genome annotation and comparative genomics

Haft DH, Selengut JD, Brinkac LM, Zafar N, White O

PMID: 15347579


The presence or absence of metabolic pathways and structures provide a context that makes protein annotation far more reliable. Compiling such information across microbial genomes improves the functional classification of proteins and provides a valuable resource for comparative genomics.