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Citing CTD²

The Cancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD²) Network is a “community resource project” supported by NCI’s Center for Cancer Genomics. Members of the Network release data to the broader research community by depositing data into NCI-supported or public databases. Data deposition is NOT equivalent to publishing in a peer-reviewed journal. Unless there is a manuscript associated with a dataset, the Network considers data to be formally unpublished. Therefore, standard scientific etiquette and practices should be used when working with data produced by the Network or publishing results generated using Network data.

CTD² requests authors who use Network data acknowledge CTD² as follows:

“The results published here are fully or partially based upon data generated by the Cancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD²) Network ( established by the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Genomics.”

If the data being used corresponds to a manuscript(s) published by the CTD² Center, CTD² requests that authors properly reference the original research paper(s) associated with the project.

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