Abasy Atlas v2.5

A comprehensive atlas of regulomes and their systems, global structural properties, and system-level elements

Abasy (Across-bacteria systems) Atlas contains the most comprehensive collection of reconstructed and meta-curated bacterial gene regulatory networks having enough quality to allow system-level analyses. It features predictions of systems and system-level elements (global regulators, basal machinery genes, modular genes, and intermodular genes) and statistical and structural properties for 91 networks (275,670 regulatory interactions) covering 42 bacteria (64% Gram positive and 36% Gram negative) distributed in 9 species (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Bacillus subtilis, Corynebacterium glutamicum, Escherichia coli, Streptomyces coelicolor, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Streptococcus pneumoniae), containing 11,313 regulons and 5,970 systems (modules).

According to Wikipedia: The Abasy are demons in the mythology of the Sakha (also known as the Yakuts). Yakut Shamanism divides the universe into upper and lower layers, with the earth being a kind of indeterminate space or matter in between. The Abasy occupy the lower level, referred to as the underworld or kingdom of darkness. The natural decomposition approach also divides a regulatory network into three layers: coordination, processing, and integration. The lower layer is populated by the intermodular genes, a class of genes first identified by the natural decomposition approach, which integrate signals coming from different systems eliciting complex combinatorial responses[2].

Abasy Atlas is actively developed by the Regulatory Systems Biology Research Group at the Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic Biology, Center for Genomic Sciences (CCG), UNAM.