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A web-based, curated and searchable portal ensuring that standards, databases and policies in the life sciences are registered, informative and discoverable.
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Policies Registry


A catalogue of 21 data preservation, management and sharing policies from international funding agencies and regulators.

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Standards Registry


A catalogue of reporting standards and organizations that develop these. We have 69 reporting guidelines, 336 terminology artefacts, and 173 exchange formats.

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Databases Registry


A catalogue of 657 databases, described according to the BioDBcore guidelines, along with the standards used within them.

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BioSharing Community

There are 44 communities