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  • Attribute: You must attribute any public use of the database, or works produced from the database, in the manner specified in the ODbL. For any use or redistribution of the database, or works produced from it, you must make clear to others the license of the database and keep intact any notices on the original database.
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Attribution (credit) display examples

  1. How to cite the use of the TogoVar database

    Please cite the following article.
    Mitsuhashi N, Toyo-Oka L, Katayama T, Kawashima M, Kawashima S, Miyazaki K, Takagi T. TogoVar: A comprehensive Japanese genetic variation database. Hum Genome Var. 2022 Dec 12;9(1):44. doi: 10.1038/s41439-022-00222-9. PMID: 36509753; PMCID: PMC9744889.
  2. How to cite data (content) that has been imported into the TogoVar database

    You must cite these contents in the methods specified below, according to the content used. Formally, refer to the terms of use for each content.
    ClinVar [Terms of use: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/clinvar/docs/maintenance_use/]
    Landrum MJ, Chitipiralla S, Brown GR, et al. ClinVar: improvements to accessing data. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020;48(D1):D835-D844. doi:10.1093/nar/gkz972 https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkz972
    Colil [Terms of use: http://colil.dbcls.jp/portal/index_en.html]
    T. Fujiwara and Y. Yamamoto, "Colil: a database and search service for citation contexts in the life sciences domain.", Journal of Biomedical Semantics, 6:38 (19 October 2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13326-015-0037-x
    gnomAD [利用条件: https://gnomad.broadinstitute.org/about]
    Karczewski, K.J., Francioli, L.C., Tiao, G. et al. The mutational constraint spectrum quantified from variation in 141,456 humans. Nature 581, 434–443 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2308-7
    GWAS Catalog [利用条件: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/gwas/docs/about]
    Sollis E, Mosaku A, Abid A, et al. The NHGRI-EBI GWAS Catalog: knowledgebase and deposition resource. Nucleic Acids Res. 2023;51(D1):D977-D985. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkac1010
    HGNC [利用条件: https://www.genenames.org/about/license/]
    Seal RL, Braschi B, Gray K, et al. Genenames.org: the HGNC resources in 2023. Nucleic Acids Res. 2023;51(D1):D1003-D1009. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkac888
    HGVD Release Version 2.30 (2017/08/02) [利用条件: http://www.hgvd.genome.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/about.html]
    K. Higasa et al. "Human genetic variation database, a reference database of genetic variations in the Japanese population" J Hum Genet 61:547-553, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1038/jhg.2016.12
    JGA-NGS dataset [利用条件: https://togovar.org/doc/datasets/jga_ngs]
    Variant set aggregated from NGS data in NBDC Human Database/JGA [Internet]. Tokyo: National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC), Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japan); [2018] - . JGA-NGS dataset; [cited YYYY Mmm DD]. Available from: https://togovar.org/doc/datasets/jga_ngs
    JGA-SNP dataset [利用条件: https://togovar.org/doc/datasets/jga_snp]
    Variant set aggregated from SNP-chip data in NBDC Human Database/JGA [Internet]. Tokyo: National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC), Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japan); [2018] - . JGA-SNP dataset; [cited YYYY Mmm DD]. Available from: https://togovar.org/doc/datasets/jga_ngs
    LitVar [利用条件: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/home/about/policies/]
    Allot A, Peng Y, Wei CH, Lee K, Phan L, Lu Z. LitVar: a semantic search engine for linking genomic variant data in PubMed and PMC. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018;46(W1):W530-W536. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gky355
    PubTator Central [利用条件: https://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pub/lu/PubTatorCentral/README.txt]
    Wei CH, Allot A, Leaman R, Lu Z. PubTator central: automated concept annotation for biomedical full text articles. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jul 2;47(W1):W587-W593. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkz389
    ToMMo 54KJPN Allele Frequency Panel (54KJPN) [利用条件: https://jmorp.megabank.tohoku.ac.jp/help/conditions-of-use]
    Tadaka et al., "jMorp updates in 2020: large enhancement of multi-omics data resources on the general Japanese population", Nucleic Acids Research. 2021 Jan 8;49(D1):D536-D544. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkaa1034

Examples of ODbL license usage