GlyCosmosOverview

Standards

WURCS

A text representation for glycan structures aimed for use in the Semantic Web.

WURCS

GlycoRDF

A standard ontology for RDFizing glycomics data (glycan structures, publications, experimental data, and source).

GlycoCoO

A standard ontology for RDFizing glycoconjugate data (glycoproteins/glycolipids, glycan abundance ratios, sample information, diseases, publication information, etc.)

Repositories

GlyTouCan

The glycan structure repository GlyTouCan assigning accession numbers to glycans.

GlyTouCan GlyTouCan

GlycoPOST

The glyco(proteo)mics repository GlycoPOST stores mass spectrometry data obtained from glyco(proteo)mics related experiments.

GlycoPOST GlycoPOST

Data Resources

All data in GlyCosmos are stored using Semantic Web technologies, enabling easier integration with life science data.

Members

Japanese Society of Carbohydrate Research Glycoscience Portal GlyCosmos Steering Committee

Name Affiliation Position
Kiyoko F. Aoki-Kinoshita Soka University Professor (Committee Chair)
Osamu Kanie Tokai University Professor
Toshisuke Kawasaki Ritsumeikan University Senior Researcher
Tadashi Suzuki RIKEN Chief Scientist
Kiichiro Totani Seikei University Professor
Hiroshi Nakada Kyoto Sangyo University Emeritus Professor
Shunji Natsuka Niigata University Professor
Shoko Nishihara Soka University Professor
Yoshiki Yamaguchi Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University Professor
Katsuko Yamashita Yokohama City University Visiting Professor
Issaku Yamada The Noguchi Institute Chief Scientist (Deputy Chair)

Contributors