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The GlyCosmos Portal: a unified and comprehensive web resource for the glycosciences

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Fig. 1: Illustration of the data in GlyCosmos.


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The authors acknowledge Haruko Kitakaze for her support of this project. The authors acknowledge Yoshinori Suzuki for his contributions to this work and would like to dedicate this manuscript to him. This work has been supported by the Integration Promotion Program of the Japan Science and Technology Agency and the National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC). This work has also been partly supported by NIH Common Fund grant number U01-GM125267-01.

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M.S., D.S., T.O., S.T., M.H., A.F., N.P.A., Y.W. and N.F. all worked on various aspects of GlyCosmos and related database development. K.A. and H.N. provided biological knowledge and are responsible for the data from the ACGG-DB; I.Y. provided chemical knowledge and is responsible for the data from GlycoNAVI, and K.F.A. oversaw the entire project while assisting with development. All authors contributed to writing the manuscript.

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N.P.A. and D.S. are employees of SparqLite, Ltd.

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Yamada, I., Shiota, M., Shinmachi, D. et al. The GlyCosmos Portal: a unified and comprehensive web resource for the glycosciences. Nat Methods 17, 649–650 (2020).

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