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Version 2. Wellcome Open Res. 2019 Oct 14 [revised 2019 Oct 14];4:114. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15355.2. eCollection 2019.

GeneDB and Wikidata.

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Parasites and Microbes, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK.


Publishing authoritative genomic annotation data, keeping it up to date, linking it to related information, and allowing community annotation is difficult and hard to support with limited resources. Here, we show how importing GeneDB annotation data into Wikidata allows for leveraging existing resources, integrating volunteer and scientific communities, and enriching the original information.


GeneDB; MediaWiki; Wikibase; Wikidata; annotation; curation; genome; reference

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