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LOVD v.1.0.2 - Leiden Open Variation Database
Online gene-centered collection and display of DNA variants

The LOVD system in short:

LOVD stands for Leiden Open (source) Variation Database.
It's purpose : To provide a freely available tool for Gene-centered collection and display of DNA variants with minimal phenotype and patient data.

It currently includes :
Access levels
Database manager (all manager rights + create, edit and delete managers)
Manager (all curator rights + database setup, create, edit and delete curators, create genes, assign genes to curators, etc)
Curator (access restricted to genes assigned to curator)
Database structure
Standard basic fields
Custom fields
WWW-page generation
DB summary page
Tabular overview
Search capabilities
Online submission of new variants
Email notification
Planned : automatic error checking
Freely available software
Open Source
Apache webserver recommended
PHP frontend
MySQL database backend
Sourcecode freely available (academic users)

Last modified 2019/02/21 15:22:59

When using or discussing LOVD please refer to:
Fokkema IFAC, Den Dunnen JT and Taschner PEM (2005). LOVD: easy creation of a locus-specific sequence variation database using an "LSDB-in-a-Box" approach.
Hum Mutat. 2005 Aug;26(2):63-8.

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Ing. Ivo F.A.C. Fokkema, Dr. Johan T. den Dunnen