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ready Functional Genomics Experiment Markup Language

Abbreviation: FuGE-ML

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Functional genomics experiments present many challenges in data archiving, sharing and querying. As the size and complexity of data generated from such experiments grows, so does the requirement for standard data formats. To address these needs, the Functional Genomics Experiment [Object Model / Markup-Language] (FuGE-OM, FuGE-ML) has been created to facilitate the development of data standards.FuGE is a model of the shared components in different functional genomics domains. FuGE facilitates the development of data standards in functional genomics in two ways: 1. FuGE provides a model of common components in functional genomics investigations, such as materials, data, protocols, equipment and software. These models can be extended to develop modular data formats with consistent structure. 2. FuGE provides a framework for capturing complete laboratory workflows, enabling the integration of pre-existing data formats. In this context, FuGE allows the capture of additional metadata that gives formats a context within the complete workflow. FuGE is available as a UML model and an XML Schema

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The Functional Genomics Experiment model (FuGE): an extensible framework for standards in functional genomics.

Jones AR,Miller M,Aebersold R,Apweiler R,Ball CA,Brazma A,Degreef J,Hardy N,Hermjakob H,Hubbard SJ,Hussey P,Igra M,Jenkins H,Julian RK Jr,Laursen K,Oliver SG,Paton NW,Sansone SA,Sarkans U,Stoeckert CJ Jr,Taylor CF,Whetzel PL,White JA,Spellman P,Pizarro A
Nat Biotechnol 2007

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  • 1P41HG003619 (National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA)