The minimum information about a genome sequence (MIGS) specification

Field, Dawn, Garrity, George, Gray, Tanya, Morrison, Norman, Selengut, Jeremy, Sterk, Peter, Tatusova, Tatiana, Thomson, Nicholas, Allen, Michael J., Angiuoli, Samuel V., Ashburner, Michael, Axelrod, Nelson, Baldauf, Sandra, Ballard, Stuart, Boore, Jeffrey, Cochrane, Guy, Cole, James, Dawyndt, Peter, De Vos, Paul, dePamphilis, Claude, Edwards, Robert, Faruque, Nadeem, Feldman, Robert, Gilbert, Jack, Gilna, Paul, Glockner, Frank Oliver, Goldstein, Philip, Guralnick, Robert, Haft, Dan, Hancock, David, Hermjakob, Henning, Hertz-Fowler, Christiane, Hugenholtz, Philip, Joint, Ian, Kagan, Leonid, Kane, Matthew, Kennedy, Jessie, Kowalchuk, George, Kottmann, Renzo, Kolker, Eugene, Kravitz, Saul, Kyrpides, Nikos, Leebens-Mack, Jim, Lewis, Suzanna E., Li, Kelvin, Lister, Allyson L., Lord, Phillip, Maltsev, Natalia, Markowitz, Victor, Martiny, Jennifer, Methe, Barbara, Mizrachi, Ilene, Moxon, Richard, Nelson, Karen, Parkhill, Julian, Proctor, Lita, White, Owen, Sansone, Susanna-Assunta, Spiers, Andrew, Stevens, Robert, Swift, Paul, Taylor, Chris, Tateno, Yoshio, Tett, Adrian, Turner, Sarah, Ussery, David, Vaughan, Bob, Ward, Naomi, Whetzel, Trish, Gil, Ingio San, Wilson, Gareth and Wipat, Anil (2008) The minimum information about a genome sequence (MIGS) specification. Nature Biotechnology, 26 5: 541-547. doi:10.1038/nbt1360

Author Field, Dawn
Garrity, George
Gray, Tanya
Morrison, Norman
Selengut, Jeremy
Sterk, Peter
Tatusova, Tatiana
Thomson, Nicholas
Allen, Michael J.
Angiuoli, Samuel V.
Ashburner, Michael
Axelrod, Nelson
Baldauf, Sandra
Ballard, Stuart
Boore, Jeffrey
Cochrane, Guy
Cole, James
Dawyndt, Peter
De Vos, Paul
dePamphilis, Claude
Edwards, Robert
Faruque, Nadeem
Feldman, Robert
Gilbert, Jack
Gilna, Paul
Glockner, Frank Oliver
Goldstein, Philip
Guralnick, Robert
Haft, Dan
Hancock, David
Hermjakob, Henning
Hertz-Fowler, Christiane
Hugenholtz, Philip
Joint, Ian
Kagan, Leonid
Kane, Matthew
Kennedy, Jessie
Kowalchuk, George
Kottmann, Renzo
Kolker, Eugene
Kravitz, Saul
Kyrpides, Nikos
Leebens-Mack, Jim
Lewis, Suzanna E.
Li, Kelvin
Lister, Allyson L.
Lord, Phillip
Maltsev, Natalia
Markowitz, Victor
Martiny, Jennifer
Methe, Barbara
Mizrachi, Ilene
Moxon, Richard
Nelson, Karen
Parkhill, Julian
Proctor, Lita
White, Owen
Sansone, Susanna-Assunta
Spiers, Andrew
Stevens, Robert
Swift, Paul
Taylor, Chris
Tateno, Yoshio
Tett, Adrian
Turner, Sarah
Ussery, David
Vaughan, Bob
Ward, Naomi
Whetzel, Trish
Gil, Ingio San
Wilson, Gareth
Wipat, Anil
Title The minimum information about a genome sequence (MIGS) specification
Journal name Nature Biotechnology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1087-0156
Publication date 2008-05-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1038/nbt1360
Volume 26
Issue 5
Start page 541
End page 547
Total pages 7
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Language eng
Formatted abstract
With the quantity of genomic data increasing at an exponential rate, it is imperative that these data be captured electronically, in a standard format. Standardization activities must proceed within the auspices of open-access and international working bodies. To tackle the issues surrounding the development of better descriptions of genomic investigations, we have formed the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC). Here, we introduce the minimum information about a genome sequence (MIGS) specification with the intent of promoting participation in its development and discussing the resources that will be required to develop improved mechanisms of metadata capture and exchange. As part of its wider goals, the GSC also supports improving the 'transparency' of the information contained in existing genomic databases.
Keyword Reveals adaptations
Chromosome Mapping
Information storage and retrieval systems
Gene Expression
Bacterial Genome
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Grant ID BB/E025080/1
Z99 LM999999
U54 HG004028
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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