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Re: Size estimates of current LS space

From: Jeremy Zucker <zucker@research.dfci.harvard.edu>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2006 01:17:12 -0400
Message-Id: <65E2621E-6053-4958-BF7A-2B6EDC6413F0@research.dfci.harvard.edu>
Cc: "Eric Neumann" <eneumann@teranode.com>, "public-semweb-lifesci hcls" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
To: "Skinner, Karen ((NIH/NIDA)) [E]" <kskinner@nida.nih.gov>

Hi folks,

   One resource that is likely to be of use in the pathway space is  
the pathguide:
It has detailed statistics about the size of each database and other   
metadata for about 222 biological pathway databases.
This is the target space for conversion to BioPAX.

Sincerely,

Jeremy



On Jul 31, 2006, at 6:35 PM, Skinner, Karen ((NIH/NIDA)) [E] wrote:

>
> These may be helpful resources:
>
> The Nucleic Acids Research Public Links Directory
> See:
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi? 
> db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dop
> t=AbstractPlus&list_uids=16845014&query_hl=6&itool=pubmed_docsum
>
>
> And the Nucleic Acids 2006 Molecular Biology Database Collection
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi? 
> itool=abstractplus&db=pubm
> ed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=abstractplus&list_uids=16381871
>
> Karen Skinner, Ph.D.
> Deputy Director for Science and Technology Development
> Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavior Research
> National Institute on Drug Abuse
> Room 4243
> 6001 Executive Boulevard
> Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9651
> 301-435-0886 or 301-443-1887
> ks79x@nih.gov
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Neumann [mailto:eneumann@teranode.com]
> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 10:07 AM
> To: public-semweb-lifesci hcls
> Subject: Size estimates of current LS space
>
>
>
> As per today's Telcon, does any person with genomics knowledge (that
> includes you too Carole) have estimates for the following numbers:
>
> 1. How many bio-molecular and organism-anatomical-functional entities
> and records (broad sense) are currently accessible through the web
> (excluding LIMS entities, such as samples, for now)?
>
> 2. Does this number grow substantially when it is allowed to include
> every variant of protein, gene, etc. per species (i.e., not  
> instances of
> real molecules or organisms)?
>
>
> I think these would be quite useful for other W3C members to be aware
> of, since some proposed mechanisms would require their global
> indexing...
>
> Eric
>
>
>
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