How to cite VectorBase

Answer: 


Cite VectorBase most recent paper

If you use VectorBase data, tools or resources, we invite you to please cite our most recent paper:

Giraldo-Calderón, G. I., Emrich, S. J., MacCallum, R. M., Maslen, G., Dialynas, E., Topalis, P., … Lawson, D. (2015). VectorBase: an updated bioinformatics resource for invertebrate vectors and other organisms related with human diseases. Nucleic acids research, 43(Database issue), D707–D713. doi:10.1093/nar/gku1117.

Reference a species genome or geneset

VectorBase, www.vectorbase.org (VectorBase most recent paper), <Species_name><isolate/strain> <Assembly, Gene set>.

Worked example

For example if you want to reference your usage of the Anopheles gambiae AgamP4.12 set of predictions you would use:

VectorBase, www.vectorbase.org (Giraldo-Calderón et al 2015), Anopheles gambiae PEST, AgamP4.12.


How to reference a VectorBase PopBio project ID, VBP*?

Gloria-Soria, A., Lima, A., Lovin, D. D., Cunningham, J. M., Severson, D. W., & Powell, J. R. (2018). Origin of a High-Latitude Population of Aedes aegypti in Washington, DC.The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 98(2), 445–452. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.17-0676.


How to cite a gene?

Follow this link to the FAQ that describes how to cite a gene including manual annotations of new intron/exon boundaries and metadata, links from your paper to VectorBase, and advantages of this practice.


How to submit data to VectorBase and obtain IDs?

Follow this link to the page that describes all the possible data types and submission procedures.