UniProt - uniprotkb

Grade
The grade for the resource as automatically determined by the criteria violations.
3
Description
A full description of the resource from the resource itself, if possible.
The mission of UniProt is to provide the scientific community with a comprehensive, high-quality and freely accessible resource of protein sequence and functional information. Includes: UniProtKB, UniRef, UniParc, and Proteomes.
Last curated
(Optional) The ISO 8601 date of when the resource was last curated.
2017-12-03
Location
URL for the resource.
http://www.uniprot.org
Source type
(Optional) How the resource relates to the data it contains. Current allowable entries are: "unknown", "repository", and "source", and "integrator".
source
Curation status
Whether or not annotation is complete on this resource. Current allowable entries are: "complete", "incomplete", and "nonpublic".
complete
Field
The area of research for the resource.
biology
Type
The type of data the resource contains.
sequence
Categories
(Optional) Tags to describe the resource and its data.
protein sequence
protein function
Access
(Optional) Links to the resource's data.
download
License
The license that is used by the resource. We use SPDX where we can (https://spdx.org/licenses/) or: "unknown", "public domain", "all rights reserved", or "custom".
CC-BY-ND-3.0
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 "TODO" is used. Current possible values are: "unknown", "copyleft", "permissive", "public domain", "copyright", "restrictive", or "closed pool".
restrictive
License location
(Optional) The link to the resource license.
http://www.uniprot.org/help/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."
false
Issues
(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.
Criteria D.1.2: CC BY-ND prevents some types of reuse, such and modification and redistribution.
Criteria E.1.2: CC BY-ND prevents all parties from reusing the data.
Commentary
(Optional) Further commentary on the license, possibly including the though process of the curations and things like locations of additional licenses.
None
Controversial
(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.
false
Contacts
(Optional) Resource contact information, link, email, or whatever is public.
help@uniprot.org
Grants
(Optional) Semi-structured list of supporting grants.
UniProt is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) grant U41HG007822. Additional support for the EMBL-EBI\'s involvement in UniProt comes from European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), the British Heart Foundation (BHF) (RG/13/5/30112), the Parkinson\'s Disease United Kingdom (PDUK) GO grant G-1307, and the NIH GO grant U41HG02273. UniProt activities at the SIB are additionally supported by the Swiss Federal Government through the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI. PIR\'s UniProt activities are also supported by the NIH grants R01GM080646, G08LM010720, and P20GM103446, and the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant DBI-1062520.

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