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The Gene Ontology (GO) project in 2006

Gene, Ontology Consortium (2006) The Gene Ontology (GO) project in 2006. Nucleic Acids Research, 34 (Databa). D322-D326. ISSN 0305-1048. doi:10.1093/nar/gkj021.

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The Gene Ontology (GO) project ( develops and uses a set of structured, controlled vocabularies for community use in annotating genes, gene products and sequences (also see The GO Consortium continues to improve to the vocabulary content, reflecting the impact of several novel mechanisms of incorporating community input. A growing number of model organism databases and genome annotation groups contribute annotation sets using GO terms to GO's public repository. Updates to the AmiGO browser have improved access to contributed genome annotations. As the GO project continues to grow, the use of the GO vocabularies is becoming more varied as well as more widespread. The GO project provides an ontological annotation system that enables biologists to infer knowledge from large amounts of data.

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Additional Information:© The Author 2006. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved The online version of this article has been published under an open access model. Users are entitled to use, reproduce, disseminate, or display the open access version of this article for non-commercial purposes provided that: the original authorship is properly and fully attributed; the Journal and Oxford University Press are attributed as the original place of publication with the correct citation details given; if an article is subsequently reproduced or disseminated not in its entirety but only in part or as a derivative work this must be clearly indicated. Received September 8, 2005. Revised September 19, 2005. Accepted September 19, 2005. The Gene Ontology Consortium is supported by NIH/NHGRI grant HG02273 and has been supported by grants from the European Union RTD Programme ‘Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources’ (QLRI-CT-2001-00981 and QLRI-CT-2001-00015). Funding to pay the Open Access publication charges for this article was provided by NIH/NHGRI. The current members of the GO Consortium are: Midori A. Harris, Jennifer I. Clark, Amelia Ireland, Jane Lomax (GO-EBI, Hinxton, UK); Michael Ashburner, Russell Collins (FlyBase, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK); Karen Eilbeck, Suzanna Lewis, Chris Mungall, John Richter, Gerald M. Rubin, ShengQiang Shu (BDGP, UC-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA), Judith A. Blake, Carol J. Bult, Alexander D. Diehl, Mary E. Dolan, Harold J. Drabkin, Janan T. Eppig, David P. Hill, Li Ni, Martin Ringwald (MGI, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA); Rama Balakrishnan, Gail Binkley, J. Michael Cherry, Karen R. Christie, Maria C. Costanzo, Qing Dong, Stacia R. Engel, Dianna G. Fisk, Jodi E. Hirschman, Benjamin C. Hitz, Eurie L. Hong, Christopher Lane, Stuart Miyasato, Robert Nash, Anand Sethuraman, Marek Skrzypek, Chandra L. Theesfeld, Shuai Weng (SGD, Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA); David Botstein, Kara Dolinski, Rose Oughtred (Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA); Tanya Berardini, Suparna Mundodi, Seung Y. Rhee (TAIR, Carnegie Institution, Department of Plant Biology, Stanford, CA, USA); Rolf Apweiler, Daniel Barrell, Evelyn Camon, Emily Dimmer, Nicola Mulder (GOA Database, UniProt, EBI, Hinxton, UK); Rex Chisholm, Petra Fey, Pascale Gaudet, Warren Kibbe, Karen Pilcher (DictyBase, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA); Carol A. Bastiani, Ranjana Kishore, Erich M. Schwarz, Paul Sternberg, Kimberly Van Auken (WormBase, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA); Michelle Gwinn, Linda Hannick, Jennifer Wortman (The Institute for Genome Research, Rockville, MD, USA); Martin Aslett, Matthew Berriman, Valerie Wood (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK); Susan Bromberg, Cindy Foote, Howard Jacob, Dean Pasko, Victoria Petri, Dorothy Reilly, Kathy Seiler, Mary Shimoyama, Jennifer Smith, Simon Twigger (RGD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA); Pankaj Jaiswal (Gramene, Department of Plant Breeding, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA); Trent Seigfried (MaizeGDB, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA); Candace Collmer (Wells College, Aurora, NY, USA); Doug Howe, Monte Westerfield (ZFIN, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA).
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