Data collection: RRID


General information

Recommended name RRID
Alternative name(s)
  • Research Resource IDentifier
Description The Research Resource Identification Initiative provides RRIDs to 4 main classes of resources: Antibodies, Cell Lines, Model Organisms, and Databases / Software tools.: Antibodies, Model Organisms, and Databases / Software tools. The initiative works with participating journals to intercept manuscripts in the publication process that use these resources, and allows publication authors to incorporate RRIDs within the methods sections. It also provides resolver services that access curated data from 10 data sources: the antibody registry (a curated catalog of antibodies), the SciCrunch registry (a curated catalog of software tools and databases), and model organism nomenclature authority databases (MGI, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD), as well as various stock centers. These RRIDs are aggregated and can be searched through SciCrunch.
Identifier pattern^RRID:[A-Z_a-z-0-9]+$
Registry identifierMIR:00000558

Identification schemes

Namespace rrid
Alternative URI schemes  

Physical locations (resources)

Description RRID at SciCrunch
Access URLs HTML   (using the example identifier: RRID:AB_262044)
Institution University of California, San Diego, USA