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Towards BioDBcore: a community-defined information specification for biological databases
1Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, CMU, 1 Rue Michel Servet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland, 2Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA, 3NERC Center for Ecology and Hydrology, Oxford, OX1 3SR UK, 4University of Oxford, Oxford e-Research Centre, Oxford, OX1 3QG, UK, 5European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Outstation, European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK, 6Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK, 7School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK, 8Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK, 9The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 USA, 10Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5120, USA, 11NCBI, NLM, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA, 12Genentech, 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA, 13Biomedicinal Information Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 2-42 Aomi Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan, 14Center for Information Biology and DNA Data Bank of Japan, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka 411-8540, Japan, 15MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, OX11 0RD, UK, 16The Zebrafish Model Organism Database, 5291 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97401-5291, USA, 17Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, 18DATABASE, The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, Oxford University Press, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK, 19Genomics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road 64R0121 Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, 20Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Suite 800, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 0A3, Canada, 21Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia, 22Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 23MRC Human Genetics Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU, UK, 24Dept of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Doning Street, Cambridge CB2 3EG, UK, 25ChrisDS Consulting, Göteborg, Sweden, 26Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, National Center for Biomedical Ontology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA and 27Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Received November 4, 2010; Accepted November 5, 2010.
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