zebrafish, model organism, database, nomenclature, standard expression, phenotype, transgenic, community wiki, antibody, curation, danio rerio, ZFIN
Animals; Data Mining/methods*; Databases, Genetic/standards*; Information Dissemination/methods*; Information Management/methods
Animals; Data Mining/methods*; Databases, Genetic/standards*; Information Dissemination/methods*; Information Management/methods; Information Management/standards; Terminology as Topic; Zebrafish/genetics*
Howe, D.G., Frazer, K., Fashena, D., Ruzicka, L., Bradford, Y., Ramachandran, S., Ruef, B.J., Van Slyke, C., Singer, A., and Westerfield, M. (2011) Data extraction, transformation, and dissemination through ZFIN. Meth. Cell. Biol.. 104:311-325.
The publication of a research article is the beginning of the digital life of its associated data. In this article, we will present an overview of how data are incorporated into ZFIN, with a particular emphasis on helping researchers make their work accessible to online databases.