The LOTUS initiative for open knowledge management in natural products research

  title={The LOTUS initiative for open knowledge management in natural products research},
  author={Adriano Rutz and Maria Sorokina and Jakub Galgonek and Daniel Mietchen and Egon L. Willighagen and Arnaud Gaudry and James G. Graham and Ralf Stephan and Roderic D. M. Page and Jiř{\'i} Vondr{\'a}{\vs}ek and Christoph Steinbeck and Guido F. Pauli and Jean‐Luc Wolfender and Jonathan Bisson and Pierre-Marie Allard},
Contemporary bioinformatic and chemoinformatic capabilities hold promise to reshape knowledge management, analysis and interpretation of data in natural products research. Currently, reliance on a disparate set of non-standardized, insular, and specialized databases presents a series of challenges for data access, both within the discipline and for integration and interoperability between related fields. The fundamental elements of exchange are referenced structure-organism pairs that establish… 

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