Comprehensive Update to Fruit Fly Dataset from FlyBase includes 19,000+ New Interactions

BioGRID update 3.4.150 includes a comprehensive update to our Drosophila melanogaster (Fruit Fly) dataset in partnership with This update verifies and validates more than 48,000 existing interactions and incorporates an additional 19,000+ new interactions across more than 6,100 total publications. This update also increases the total number of Drosophila melanogaster interactions deposited in BioGRID to 67,932. These interactions and all associated meta data are available immediately online via all standard BioGRID searches and supported download formats. You can also find them available at in all search result pages and in download files.

A special thanks to the entire FlyBase Consortium for their tireless curation efforts and in particular Gil dos Santos for directly helping facilitate the BioGRID collaboration.

If you have an interaction dataset you'd like to deposit directly into the BioGRID, please contact us at

July 10th, 2017 - 05:14 PM