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Exploring biological pathways

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Time to complete:

1 hour

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Written by:

  • Thawfeek Varusai

Last reviewed:

November 2020

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This course provides an overview to the Reactome pathway database web interface and the database content. For a short introduction to Reactome, please visit the Reactome quick tour.

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Who is this course for?

To take this course, undergraduate-level knowledge of life sciences or a background knowledge in molecular biology will be an advantage. You may wish to look at the 'Protein interactions and their importance' conceptual course before taking this course.

If you want to learn more about Reactome tools please have a look at Reactome: Tools for analysis of biological pathways.

What will I achieve?

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

  • Explain the foundation of Reactome
  • Describe how data is curated from literature
  • Navigate the Reactome website
  • Explore the various forms of data representation in the interface
  • Use the range of analysis tools

What resources do I need?

There are no specific resources required to complete this course.

DOI: 10.6019/TOL.Reactome_exbp-t.2017.00001.1

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