Chapter 16. Bioinformatics: Interaction Databases

  1. Prof. C. W. Sensen
  1. Gary D. Bader and
  2. Christopher W. V. Hogue

Published Online: 15 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527612642.ch16

Essentials of Genomics and Bioinformatics

Essentials of Genomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Bader, G. D. and Hogue, C. W. V. (2002) Bioinformatics: Interaction Databases, in Essentials of Genomics and Bioinformatics (ed C. W. Sensen), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527612642.ch16

Editor Information

  1. University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and, Molecular Biology, 3330 Hospital Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Author Information

  1. Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305414

Online ISBN: 9783527612642



  • molecular interaction information;
  • interaction databases;
  • cellular CAD system;
  • biomolecular interaction database;
  • graph abstraction


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scientific Foundations of Molecular Interaction Information

  • The Graph Abstraction for Interaction Databases

  • Why Contemplate Integration of Interaction Data?

  • A Requirement for more Detailed Abstractions

  • An Interaction Database as a Framework for a Cellular CAD System

  • BIND-The Biomolecular Interaction Network Database

  • Other Molecular Interaction Databases

  • Examples of Interaction Databases

  • References