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Userscripts for the Life Sciences

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Userscripts for the Life Sciences
Background: The web has seen an explosion of chemistry and biology related resources in the last 15 years: thousands of scientific journals, databases, wikis, blogs and resources are available with a wide variety of types of information. There is a huge need to aggregate and organise this information. However, the sheer number of resources makes it unrealistic to link them all in a centralised manner. Instead, search engines to find information in those resources flourish, and formal languages like Resource Description Framework and Web Ontology Language are increasingly used to allow linking of resources. A recent development is the use of userscripts to change the appearance of web pages, by on-the-fly modification of the web content. This opens possibilities to aggregate information and computational results from different web resources into the web page of one of those resources. Results: Several userscripts are presented that enrich biology and chemistry related web resources by ...
Egon L. Willighagen, Noel M. O'Boyle, Harini Gopal
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Type Journal
Year 2007
Where BMCBI
Authors Egon L. Willighagen, Noel M. O'Boyle, Harini Gopalakrishnan, Dazhi Jiao, Rajarshi Guha, Christoph Steinbeck, David J. Wild
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