Web Service Based Integration of Biological Interaction Databases
While designing a web service based integration framework, it is not easy but most important to define API for biological SOAP servers. Therefore, we propose in this paper a web service API especially for the interaction databases: BIND, DIP and MINT. Each biological laboratory can configure their own application systems accessing these three databases transparently. The three databases are mirrored in our local computers on which we have implemented a prototype of SOAP servers for the interaction databases.
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