Protein Interaction Data Curation - The International Molecular Exchange (IMEx) Consortium

Sandra Orchard, Samuel Kerrien, Sara Abbani, Bruno Aranda, Jignesh Bhate, Shelby Bidwell, Alan Bridge, Leonardo Briganti, Fiona Brinkman, Gianni Cesareni, Andrew Chatr-aryamontri, Emilie Chautard, Carol Chen, Marine Dumousseau, Johannes Goll, Robert Hancock, Linda Hannick, Igor Jurisica, Jyoti Khadake, David LynnUsha Mahadevan, Livia Perfetto, Arathi Raghunath, Sylvie Ricard-Blum, Bernd Roechert, Lukasz Salwinski, Volker Stümpflen, Mike Tyers, Peter Uetz, Ioannis Xenarios, Henning Hermjakob

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    Abstract

    The International Molecular Exchange (IMEx) consortium is an international collaboration between major public interaction data providers to share literature-curation efforts and make a nonredundant set of protein interactions available in a single search interface on a common website (http://www. imexconsortium.org/). Common curation rules have been developed, and a central registry is used to manage the selection of articles to enter into the dataset. We discuss the advantages of such a service to the user, our quality-control measures and our data-distribution practices.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)345-350
    Number of pages6
    JournalNATURE METHODS
    Volume9
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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