Learn to use PID (Pathway Interaction Database). PID is a public resource for the cancer research community and other scientists interested in signaling pathways in human cells. It provides a high quality, structured and curated collection of information about many signaling pathways as well as a user-friendly set of tools to allow visualization, exploration, and mining of the data. As of now, hundreds of pathways and thousands of interactions can be accessed using this database.

You will learn:

  • how to search pre-defined signaling pathways
  • how to search for biomolecules and processes
  • how to search for connections between molecules
  • how to overlay lists of molecules onto preexisting pathways or dynamically create new network maps using molecule lists
TUTORIAL RELATED CONTENT

TUTORIALS

This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Interaction resources. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:

MINT: Molecular Interaction Database

Cytoscape: An open-source software platform used for visualization and analysis of molecular interaction and network data

BiologicalNetworks: Analyze and visualize molecular interaction networks

BioSystems: Database of Biological Systems

Reactome Legacy: Older version of the current Reactome knowledgebase of biological processes.

Reactome: Knowledgebase of biological processes

GeneMANIA: GeneMANIA: Fast Gene Function Predictions

GenMAPP: A freely available open source software application for visualizing microarray data in the context of biological pathways.

VisANT: A web-based or downloadable software platform used for visualization and analysis of networks and interaction pathways

InterPro: A comprehensive protein signature resource

IntAct protein interaction database: IntAct is an open source database and analysis resource for protein interaction data

KEGG: KEGG, The Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

CATEGORIES

Proteins : Tools that are primarily used in the storage, retrieval, or exploration of amino acid based data. Some tools may also involve nucleotide sequence information.

Pathways and Interactions : Tools that are involved with protein interactions and pathway features. Some tools are primarily repositories and some offer analysis options.

BLOG POSTS

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BIOMED CENTRAL

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