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ready Open Modeling EXchange format


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Open Modeling EXchange format (OMEX), together with the use of other standard formats from the Computational Modeling in Biology Network (COMBINE), is the basis of the COMBINE Archive, a single file that supports the exchange of all the information necessary for a modeling and simulation experiment in biology. An OMEX file is a ZIP container that includes a manifest file, listing the content of the archive, an optional metadata file adding information about the archive and its content, and the files describing the model.

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  • 115156 (Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), Europe)

  • EP/I017909/1 (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)

  • GM070923 (US National Institute of General Medical Sciences)

  • NIH P50-GM094503 (The Virtual Physiological Rat Project)


COMBINE archive and OMEX format: one file to share all information to reproduce a modeling project.

Bergmann FT,Adams R,Moodie S,Cooper J,Glont M,Golebiewski M,Hucka M,Laibe C,Miller AK,Nickerson DP,Olivier BG,Rodriguez N,Sauro HM,Scharm M,Soiland-Reyes S,Waltemath D,Yvon F,Le Novere N
BMC Bioinformatics 2014

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