PathBuilder - Open source software for annotating and developing pathway resources

Kumaran Kandasamy, Shivakumar Keerthikumar, Rajesh Raju, T. S. Keshava Prasad, Y. L. Ramachandra, Sujatha Mohan, Akhilesh Pandey

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Abstract

Summary: We have developed PathBuilder, an open-source web application to annotate biological information pertaining to signaling pathways and to create web-based pathway resources. PathBuilder enables annotation of molecular events including protein-protein interactions, enzyme-substrate relationships and protein translocation events either manually or through automated importing of data from other databases. Salient features of PathBuilder include automatic validation of data formats, built-in modules for visualization of pathways, automated import of data from other pathway resources, export of data in several standard data exchange formats and an application programming interface for retrieving existing pathway datasets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2860-2862
Number of pages3
JournalBioinformatics
Volume25
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics

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