The systems biology graphical notation
Le Novère, N.
Aladjem, M. I.
Wimalaratne, S. M.
Bergman, F. T.
Boyd, S. E.
Freeman, T. C.
Kell, D. B.
Snoep, J. L.
Nature Publishing Group
735 - 741
Item Usage Stats
MetadataShow full item record
Circuit diagrams and Unified Modeling Language diagrams are just two examples of standard visual languages that help accelerate work by promoting regularity, removing ambiguity and enabling software tool support for communication of complex information. Ironically, despite having one of the highest ratios of graphical to textual information, biology still lacks standard graphical notations. The recent deluge of biological knowledge makes addressing this deficit a pressing concern. Toward this goal, we present the Systems Biology Graphical Notation (SBGN), a visual language developed by a community of biochemists, modelers and computer scientists. SBGN consists of three complementary languages: process diagram, entity relationship diagram and activity flow diagram. Together they enable scientists to represent networks of biochemical interactions in a standard, unambiguous way. We believe that SBGN will foster efficient and accurate representation, visualization, storage, exchange and reuse of information on all kinds of biological knowledge, from gene regulation, to metabolism, to cellular signaling. © 2009 Nature America, Inc.
Entity relationship diagrams
Unified modeling language diagrams
Unified modeling language
Published Version (Please cite this version)http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nbt.1558
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Arkın, E.; Tekinerdoğan, Bedir (Association for Computing Machinery, 2014-08)To increase the computing performance the current trend is towards applying parallel computing in which parallel tasks are executed on multiple nodes. The deployment of tasks on the computing platform usually impacts the ...
Tekinerdogan, Bedir; Arkin, E. (CEUR-WS, 2013)Mapping parallel algorithms to parallel computing platforms requires several activities such as the analysis of the parallel algorithm, the definition of the logical configuration of the platform, and the mapping of the ...