BioResource MetaDatabase by RIKEN BRC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
If you use data from this database, please be sure attribute this database as follows: "BioResource Metadatabase (https://knowledge.brc.riken.jp/) © RIKEN BRC licensed under CC Attribution 4.0 International".
The Bioresource MetaDatabase integrates the BRC's research results using the following external datasets.
OMA (Orthologs) licensed under CC Attribution-Share Alike 2.5.
Bgee (Gene expression) licensed under CC0.
DisGeNET (Disease-gene interaction) licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International.
KEGG MEDICUS © Minoru Kanehisa ( Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University) licensed under CC Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International.
About RIKEN Meta Database
This database portal site is used to provide information on RIKEN's various life science databases to order to help researchers around the world make full use of RIKEN's research results.
The database provides life-science data in the bases of standardized metadata techniques including semantic web and Resource Description Framework (RDF).
W3C Dataset Descriptions: HCLS Community Profile
Long-term recommendations for RIKEN's life sciences database platform (final report)
The direction and implementation guidelines for RIKEN databases and metadata maintenance have been discussed at the Database Working Group established within the Bioinformatics Exploratory Committee which examines technologies related to RIKEN's bioinformatics. The result of the discussion was summarized as 'Long-term recommendations for RIKEN's life sciences database platform (final report)'. The RIKEN MetaDatabase has been developed and published based on this recommendation.
Download the PDF file: LongTermRecommendataions_e.pdf