Welcome to Canto

Canto is an online annotation tool which has been developed to allow researchers to curate the genetic and molecular data from their publications for inclusion in public biological databases. Originally created for the fission yeast community, Canto is a generic tool that can be readily configured for use with other organisms and other databases. Questions? Contact the Canto team ...

Canto in Use

Canto is currently deployed for:
  • Visit ... Schizosaccharomyces pombe (fission yeast) at PomBase. Curate GO, phenotypes, interactions, protein modifications for inclusion in PomBase
  • Visit ... Komagataella pastoris (formerly known as Pichia pastoris)
  • Visit ... Generic Gene Ontology Implementation: Curate GO annotations for proteins, using UniProtKB identifiers.

Documentation

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Instructions for using Canto are available from the documentation pages, or via the "Help" link at the top right of every Canto instance.

Demo

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Try the demo version of Canto: curate GO, phenotypes, interactions and protein modifications using S. pombe gene IDs.

How to Cite Canto

Please cite: Rutherford KM, Harris MA, Lock A, Oliver SG, Wood V. (2014) Canto: An online tool for community literature curation. Bioinformatics (2014) doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu103 PMID:24574118

Get The Code

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Canto is a free, open source application. The source code is available from Github.

Canto is a component of