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Standards > reporting guideline > bsg-s000162

ready Core Attributes of Biological Databases


General Information
BioDBCore is a community-defined, uniform, generic description of the core attributes of biological databases. The BioDBCore checklist is overseen by the International Society for Biocuration (ISB), in collaboration with BioSharing.

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Record updated: Aug. 30, 2016, 11:32 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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Implementing Databases (1)
MetaBase - The wiki-database of biological databases
Wiki database of biological databases

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Towards BioDBcore: a community-defined information specification for biological databases.

Gaudet P,Bairoch A,Field D,Sansone SA,Taylor C,Attwood TK,Bateman A,Blake JA,Bult CJ,Cherry JM,Chisholm RL,Cochrane G,Cook CE,Eppig JT,Galperin MY,Gentleman R,Goble CA,Gojobori T,Hancock JM,Howe DG,Imanishi T,Kelso J,Landsman D,Lewis SE,Karsch Mizrachi I,Orchard S,Ouellette BF,Ranganathan S,Richardson L,Rocca-Serra P,Schofield PN,Smedley D,Southan C,Tan TW,Tatusova T,Whetzel PL,White O,Yamasaki C
Database (Oxford) 2011

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