TOPSAN: A dynamic web database for structural genomics

Kyle Ellrott, Christian M. Zmasek, Dana Weekes, S. Sri Krishna, Constantina Bakolitsa, Adam Godzik, John Wooley

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Abstract

The Open Protein Structure Annotation Network (TOPSAN) is a web-based collaboration platform for exploring and annotating structures determined by structural genomics efforts. Characterization of those structures presents a challenge since the majority of the proteins themselves have not yet been characterized. Responding to this challenge, the TOPSAN platform facilitates collaborative annotation and investigation via a user-friendly webbased interface pre-populated with automatically generated information. Semantic web technologies expand and enrich TOPSAN's content through links to larger sets of related databases, and thus, enable data integration from disparate sources and data mining via conventional query languages. TOPSAN can be found at http://www.topsan.org.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)D494-D496
JournalNucleic acids research
Volume39
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2011

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  • Genetics

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    Ellrott, K., Zmasek, C. M., Weekes, D., Krishna, S. S., Bakolitsa, C., Godzik, A., & Wooley, J. (2011). TOPSAN: A dynamic web database for structural genomics. Nucleic acids research, 39(SUPPL. 1), D494-D496. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkq902