Online tutorial

Complex Portal

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Time to complete:

0.5 hour

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Written by:

  • Birgit Meldal

Last reviewed:

March 2022


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This quick tour provides a brief introduction to EMBL-EBI's Complex Portal: a manually curated, encyclopedic resource of macromolecular complexes from a number of key model organisms.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who would like to learn more about Complex Portal. An undergraduate-level knowledge of biology would be an advantage.

The accompanying webinar can be found here.

What will I achieve?

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Outline the scope of the available data in Complex Portal
  • Describe how to search for macromolecular complexes of interest
  • List manual and computational methods for downloading Complex data
  • Outline how to submit curation requests for Complexes
  • Identify sources of more information about Complex Portal

What resources do I need?

There are no specific resources required to complete this course.

DOI: 10.6019/TOL.ComPor-qt.2015.00001.1

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