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free access to the world’s largest protein database (CC license) Friday, 17 February 2006 10:14 am

Posted by Dongmei in biology, chemistry, databases, Internet Resources, science related news.

from Science Commons (http://sciencecommons.org/)

“2006-02-09 12:09 PM

World’s largest protein DB now under CC license
Uniprot.org (the Universal Protein Resource), the world’s most comprehensive catalog of information on proteins, is now using Creative Commons licensing.”

As the terms state under CC license, you are now free to copy, distribute, display and make commercial use of these databases, provided you give credit where it’s due. That means the data, the layouts, the entry sheets, everything.

If you want to know more about what you can do with this kind of databases (under CC license), read the Science Commons’ Databases and Creative Commons FAQ.

Want to know more about Creative Commons License, check out the different CC licenses from the Creative Commons.



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