Comprehensive, comprehensible, distributed and intelligent databases: Current status

Dmitrij Frishman, Klaus Heumann, Arthur Lesk, Hans Werner Mewes

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Motivation: It is only a matter of time until a user will see not many but one integrated database of information for molecular biology. Is this true? Is it a good thing? Why will it happen? Where are we now? What developments are fostering and what developments are impeding progress towards this end? Supplementary information: A list of WWW resources devoted to database issues in molecular biology is available at

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)551-561
Number of pages11
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics


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