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Cite this (Biositemaps, RRID:SCR_001976)


Resource Type: Resource, software resource, service resource

Biositemaps represent a mechanism for computational biologists and bio-informaticians to openly broadcast and retrieve meta-data about biomedical data, tools and services (i.e., biomedical resources) over the Internet. All Institutions with an interest in biomedical research can publish a biositemap.rdf file on their Internet site. The technology, developed by the Biositemaps Working Group of the NIH Roadmap National Centers of Biomedical Computing (NCBC), addresses (i) locating, (ii) querying, (iii) composing or combining, and (iv) mining biomedical resources. Each site which intends to contribute to the inventory instantiates a file on its Internet site biositemap.rdf which conforms to a defined RDF schema and uses concepts from the Biomedical Resource Ontology to describe the resources. Each biositemap.rdf file is simply a list of controlled metadata about resources (software tools, databases, material resources) that your organization uses or believes are important to biomedical research. The key enabling technologies are the Information Model (IM) which is the list of metadata fields about each resource (resource_name, description, contact_person, resource_type,...) and the Biomedical Resource Ontology (BRO) which is a controlled terminology for the resource_typeand which is used to improve the sensitivity and specificity of web searches. Biositemaps blend the features of Sitemaps (enabling efficient web-content exploration) and RSS Feeds (a mechanism for wide and effective news dissemination). As a hybrid between Sitemaps and RSS feeds, the Biositemap infrastructure facilitates a decentralized, portable, extensible and computationally tractable generation and consumption of meta-data about existent, revised and new resources for biomedical computation. Web browsers, crawlers and robots can discover, accumulate, process, integrate and deliver Biositemaps content to (human or machine) users in a variety of graphical, tabular, computational formats. Biositemaps content allows such web browsers to pool resource-associated metadata from disparate and diverse sites and present it to the user in an integrated fashion. The Biositemaps protocol provides clues, information and directives for all Biositemap web harvesters that point to the existence and content of such biomedical resources at different sites.

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Cite this (NIDDK Information Network, RRID:SCR_001606)


Resource Type: Resource, portal, database, community building portal, data or information resource

A community-based network to serve the needs of basic and clinical investigators that includes large pools of data and research resources relevant to the mission of NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease).

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Cite this (NIDDK - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, RRID:SCR_012895)


Resource Type: Organization, government granting agency

Center with mission to conduct and support medical research and research training and to disseminate science-based information on diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic diseases. The NIDDK supports a wide range of medical research through grants to universities and other medical research institutions across the country.

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Cite this (NIDDK Research Resources, RRID:SCR_014372)


Resource Type: Resource, data or information resource, database

A registry listing NIDDK resources, such as reagents, data, and protocols. They are derived from publicly available information provided by NIDDK-funded investigators, projects, and publications.

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Cite this (One Mind Biospecimen Bank Listing, RRID:SCR_004193)


Resource Type: Resource, database, biomaterial supply resource, tissue bank, catalog, brain bank, cell repository, material resource, data or information resource

International registry of biomaterial supply resources both for transplantation and research. Contributions to this resource are welcome. The database is searchable through NIF and is updated regularly.

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