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Taverna specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01146
Name Taverna
Software type Toolkit/Suite
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Parallelization MapReduce
License Apache License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 3.1.0
Stability Stable
High performance computing Yes
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Katherine Wolstencroft <>

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PMCID: 5874771
PMID: 29473895
DOI: 10.3390/proteomes6010012

[…] (pride [], gpmdb [] and peptideatlas []); affinity data (human protein atlas []); human proteome data in nextprot []; and flexible platforms to work with heterogeneous molecular data, such as taverna []. despite such a representative diversity of existing it-frameworks, new systems were launched: the proteome browser (tbp) [], genomewidepdb [], and caper []. the core difference […]

PMCID: 5747335
PMID: 29333231
DOI: 10.5256/f1000research.14069.r28566

[…] 1; referees: 4 approved], no competing interests were disclosed., workbench and workflow systems such as galaxy, taverna, chipster, or common workflow language (cwl)-based frameworks, facilitate the access to bioinformatics tools in a user-friendly, scalable and reproducible way. still, the integration of tools […]

PMCID: 5700742
PMID: 29166879
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-017-4306-1

[…] and 108 domains obtained from the pfam protein family database were used to identify sequences as tfs and taps. this pipeline originally used the tavernapbs software [], which was made using the taverna software [] to identify and characterize tfs and taps on a pbs (portable batch system) cluster (additional file ). we adapted this pipeline into a bash shell script that we developed to run […]

PMCID: 5658975
PMID: 29093641
DOI: 10.1186/s41182-017-0073-6

[…] workflow logic and scientific hypothesis. to our knowledge, this is the first time literature and geoparsing web services have been integrated this way. the bibliometric analyses were done in taverna workflows available on myexperiment []., to count the number of publications on specific topics, such as a disease, we used the europe pubmed central (pmc) profilepublications simple object […]

PMCID: 5691353
PMID: 29048555
DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/gix099

[…] commercial and open-source solutions have emerged, allowing the user to combine analytical tools and build pipelines using graphical interfaces. in addition, workflow management systems (such as taverna [], galaxy [], snakemake [], nextflow []) also ensure the traceability and reproducibility of the analytical process. the efficient use of a workflow management system remains limited […]

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Taverna institution(s)
School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; Astrazeneca, Alderly Park, Macclesfield, UK; Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Taverna funding source(s)
Supported by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council [EP/GO26238/1, EP/C536444/1]; European Commission 7th Framework Programme [283359, 238969, ICT-2009.4.1].

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