The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

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Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)


The WikiGenes project would not be possible without the wealth of public, freely available and high quality data. We would like to especially thank the following resources for their outstanding efforts.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

We thank the U.S. National Library of Medicine for making Pubmed® publicly available. Please see our Open Access License for copyright information regarding data from Medline®/Pubmed®.


NCBI Gene integrates information from a wide range of species. A record may include nomenclature, Reference Sequences (RefSeqs), maps, pathways, variations, phenotypes, and links to genome-, phenotype-, and locus-specific resources worldwide.


The mission of UniProt is to provide the scientific community with a comprehensive, high-quality and freely accessible resource of protein sequence and functional information.


The mission of Ensembl is a joint project between EMBL - EBI and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to develop a software system which produces and maintains automatic annotation on selected eukaryotic genomes.

MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)

MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the NLM controlled vocabulary thesaurus used for indexing articles for PubMed.


PubChem is a free database of chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities provided by the NCBI.

Branco Weiss

The WikiGenes project is supported in part by the Branco Weiss Fellowship, Society in Science.  
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