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COSMIC specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_00082
Alternative name Catalogue Of Somatic Mutations In Cancer
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Community driven No
Data access File download, Browse
User data submission Allowed
Version 86
Content license CC Attribution-NonCommercial
Maintained Yes


  • Primates
    • Homo sapiens



  • person_outline COSMIC Team
  • person_outline John Tate

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Publications for Catalogue Of Somatic Mutations In Cancer


COSMIC 2005.

2006 Br J Cancer
PMCID: 2361125
PMID: 16421597
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6602928
COSMIC institution(s)
Wellcome Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK; Astex Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, UK; Open Targets, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
COSMIC funding source(s)
Supported by the Wellcome Trust grant [206194]; AstraZeneca, Astex Pharmaceuticals, Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Open Targets.

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