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Taking the Next Step: Building an Arabidopsis Information Portal.

TitleTaking the Next Step: Building an Arabidopsis Information Portal.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
Corporate AuthorsThe International Arabidopsis Informatics Consortium
JournalThe Plant cell
Volume24
Issue6
Pagination2248-2256
Date Published2012 Jun
ISSN1532-298X
Abstract

The Arabidopsis Information Portal (AIP), a resource expected to provide access to all community data and combine outputs into a single user-friendly interface, has emerged from community discussions over the last 23 months. These discussions began during two closely linked workshops in early 2010 that established the International Arabidopsis Informatics Consortium (IAIC). The design of the AIP will provide core functionality while remaining flexible to encourage multiple contributors and constant innovation. An IAIC-hosted Design Workshop in December 2011 proposed a structure for the AIP to provide a framework for the minimal components of a functional community portal while retaining flexibility to rapidly extend the resource to other species. We now invite broader participation in the AIP development process so that the resource can be implemented in a timely manner.

DOI10.1105/tpc.112.100669
Refereed DesignationRefereed