BioGRID - biogrid

The grade for the resource as automatically determined by the criteria violations.
A full description of the resource from the resource itself, if possible.
BioGRID is an interaction repository with data compiled through comprehensive curation efforts. Our current index is version 3.4.155 and searches 63,959 publications for 1,507,991 protein and genetic interactions, 27,785 chemical associations and 38,559 post translational modifications from major model organism species. All data are freely provided via our search index and available for download in standardized formats.
Last curated
(Optional) The ISO 8601 date of when the resource was last curated.
URL for the resource.
Source type
(Optional) How the resource relates to the data it contains. Current allowable entries are: "unknown", "repository", "source", "integrator", and "warehouse".
Curation status
Whether or not annotation is complete on this resource. Current allowable entries are: "complete", "incomplete", and "nonpublic".
The area of research for the resource.
The type of data the resource contains.
(Optional) Tags to describe the resource and its data.
protein-protein interaction
(Optional) Links to the resource's data.
The license that is used by the resource. We use SPDX where we can or: "inconsistent", "public domain", "unlicensed", "all rights reserved", or "custom".
License type
The type of license that is being used. This will be to define compatible data pools in the future; we only use the grossest terms now. If it is not known "unknown" is used. Current possible values are: "unknown", "unlicensed", "copyleft", "permissive", "public domain", "copyright", "restrictive", or "private pool".
License location
(Optional) The link to the resource license.
Focused curation
(Optional) Setting this flag to true indicates that the licensing was combinatorially complicated enough (as is the case in some commercial licenses) that the curator chose to wear a single "hat" during the process. From the site text: "While we try to cover as much of the licensing possibilities of a data resource that we can, in a few cases we may choose a particular "hat" to wear while evaluating to prevent a combinatorial explosion, which may also reduce the clarity of our curations for the community. In these cases, we may take on the role of a (1) non-commercial (2) academic (3) group that is (4) based in the US and trying to (5) create an aggregating resource, noting that other entities may have different results in the license commentary."
(Optional) Structured issues with the license. For every issue discovered with a resource, there should be a corresponding item in the license-issues field that marks the /exact/ violation, along with any comments. This field can be used by resources as the first step to improvement, as well as clarify any surrounding circumstances. Any issues or thoughts about a resource that do not slot into one of the criteria violations can go into the license-commentary field.
(Optional) Further commentary on the license, possibly including the though process of the curations and things like locations of additional licenses.
• Please note the somewhat quirky use of the MIT software license.
• We are considering the terms on the downloads page to be the most specific and correct ones. While there are additional terms as, these appear to belikely related to the wiki and non-data content.
• Please use the file navigator below to browse and download archived BioGRID project files. All data provided are 100% freely available to both academic and commercial users under the MIT License, and are provided WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Publications are requested to please cite the original contributing authors (where applicable) and also: Stark C, Breitkreutz BJ, Reguly T, Boucher L, Breitkreutz A, Tyers M. Biogrid: A General Repository for Interaction Datasets. Nucleic Acids Res. Jan 1, 2006; 34:D535-9.
(Optional) Marker noting that there was some extended internal discussion or controversy about the evaluation of the licensing terms. If this is marked at "true", the controversy, or a link to a permanent archive of the controversy, must be sufficiently contained in the "license-commentary" to reconstruct the issues.
(Optional) Resource contact information, link, email, or whatever is public.
(Optional) Semi-structured list of supporting grants.

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