wikiprofessional

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bgood
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wikiprofessional

Interesting newish semantic wiki loaded with uniprot, pubmed, etc.

check out wikiproteins. Is it better than wikipedia for proteins ?

ryan_m
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Hi Ben.

Hi Ben.
This looks pretty promising. Does this primarily pull (originally) from full-text papers (not just abstracts) in PubMed or is it broader than that?
Have you made any contributions to the community annotation aspect of the site?

Ryan

bgood
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Hi Ryan,

Hi Ryan,

To be honest, I'm not sure if it gets past the abstract or not. I suspect it starts with the abstract and then moves into full text when it is available online - another reason to ~always publish in open access journals. I haven't personally participated in its creation, but its founder, Barond Mons, did contact me about a possible post-doc over there.. We shall see!

What I would really like to see from them is an API though. Synthesizing all that information in one place is nice, but it isn't truly powerful until you can query it programmatically.

bgood
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An article recently came out

An article recently came out in Genome Biology announcing the official public beta release of wiki proteins.

Its exciting, but has met with some pretty serious skepticism in the blogosphere