- produce simple visual representations of the data,
- use the cross-referenced ontologies,
- perform refined complex searches,
- obtain detailed documentation about the database and its services.
Figure 7. The IntAct homepage.
The main features in the IntAct homepage are:
[A] The search bar allows both simple and complex queries for single or multiple molecules. You can use gene or protein names (e.g. Grx2) or UniProtKB accessions and IDs (e.g. P17695; lck_human) to perform the search.
[B] The tabs help you navigate through the different sections of the IntAct website.
[C] Extra tools, specific information for developers, extensive documentation and contact information are provided in the side menu.
[D] If you want to give IntAct valuable feedback, or if you simply have a question about the service, use the helpdesk link.
We will show you detailed examples that explain how to search for data in IntAct and about its different services in following sections; but first we will explain how the data is stored in IntAct.