The EBI search engine: EBI search as a service—making biological data accessible for all

Young M. Park, Silvano Squizzato, Nicola Buso, Tamer Gur, Rodrigo Lopez
2017 Nucleic Acids Research  
We present an update of the EBI Search engine, an easy-to-use fast text search and indexing system with powerful data navigation and retrieval capabilities. The interconnectivity that exists between data resources at EMBL-EBI provides easy, quick and precise navigation and a better understanding of the relationship between different data types that include nucleotide and protein sequences, genes, gene products, proteins, protein domains, protein families, enzymes and macromolecular structures,
more » ... s well as the life science literature. EBI Search provides a powerful RESTful API that enables its integration into thirdparty portals, thus providing 'Search as a Service' capabilities, which are the main topic of this article.
doi:10.1093/nar/gkx359 pmid:28472374 pmcid:PMC5570174 fatcat:7vlgpmowhrgcvjhqn2sk7w4hse