Journal Article

An active registry for bioinformatics web services

S. Pettifer, D. Thorne, P. McDermott, T. Attwood, J. Baran, J. C. Bryne, T. Hupponen, D. Mowbray and G. Vriend

in Bioinformatics

Volume 25, issue 16, pages 2090-2091
Published in print August 2009 | ISSN: 1367-4803
Published online May 2009 | e-ISSN: 1460-2059 | DOI:

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Summary: The EMBRACE Registry is a web portal that collects and monitors web services according to test scripts provided by the their administrators. Users are able to search for, rank and annotate services, enabling them to select the most appropriate working service for inclusion in their bioinformatics analysis tasks.

Availability and implementation: Web site implemented with PHP, Python, MySQL and Apache, with all major browsers supported. (


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Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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