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Citation Policies

References and Examples

  1. A glycan structure with a published reference can be cited with its GlyTouCan ID, its URL and corresponding structure publication. For example:

    GlyTouCan ID: G00054MO

    International Glycan Structure Repository. GlyTouCan; Accession Number=G00054MO, https://glytoucan.org/Structures/Glycans/G00054MO (accessed Jul. 29, 2020).

    Ge, Z., Chan, N. W., Palcic, M. M., & Taylor, D. E. (1997). Cloning and heterologous expression of an alpha1,3-fucosyltransferase gene from the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori. The Journal of biological chemistry, 272(34), 21357–21363. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.272.34.21357

  2. A glycan structure without a published reference can be cited using the GlyTouCan ID and its URL:

    GlyTouCan ID: G00054MO

    International Glycan Structure Repository. GlyTouCan; Accession Number=G00054MO, https://glytoucan.org/Structures/Glycans/G00054MO (accessed Jul. 29, 2020).

  3. GlyCosmos should be referenced with the URL glycosmos.org and the following citation:

    Yamada, I., Shiota, M., Shinmachi, D., Ono, T., Tsuchiya, S., Hosoda, M., Fujita, A., Aoki, N. P., Watanabe, Y., Fujita, N., Angata, K., Kaji, H., Narimatsu, H., Okuda, S., & Aoki-Kinoshita, K. F. (2020). The GlyCosmos Portal: a unified and comprehensive web resource for the glycosciences. Nature Methods, 17(7), 649–650. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41592-020-0879-8

  4. GlyCosmos is a member of the GlySpace Alliance, which should be cited with the URL glyspace.org and the following citation:

    Aoki-Kinoshita, K. F., Lisacek, F., Mazumder, R., York, W. S., & Packer, N. H. (2020). The GlySpace Alliance: toward a collaborative global glycoinformatics community. Glycobiology, 30(2), 70–71. https://doi.org/10.1093/glycob/cwz078

Usage Policies

Data contained in GlyCosmos are free of all copyright restrictions and made fully and freely available for both non-commercial and commercial use. Users of the data should attribute the original authors of that data. By using the materials available in GlyCosmos, the user agrees to abide by the conditions described in the GlyCosmos Privacy and Usage Policy.

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Last updated: August 10, 2020