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List of Metadata Use Cases

  • US Virtual Astronomical Observatory

    An initiative to integrate astronomical archives and provide associated research capabilities in the United States as part of the international Virtual Observatory.

  • VertNet

    Four distributed database networks (MaNIS, HerpNET, ORNIS and FishNet) using a Darwin Core engine to make bioinformatics specimen data interoperable, mappable and publicly available.

  • Virtual Solar Observatory

  • Worldwide Protein Data Bank

    The Protein Data Bank archive (PDB) is a worldwide archival repository of information about the 3D structures of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies. The Worldwide PDB (wwPDB) organization manages the PDB archive and ensures that the PDB is freely and publicly available to the global community.

  • WormQTL

    Public archive and analysis web portal for natural variation data in Caenorhabditis species.
  • WormQTL-HD

    A comprehensive web database for linking human disease to natural variation data in Caenorhabditis elegans