ASCB Newsletter Dec 2013 - page 39

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DECEMBER 2013
ASCB
NEWSLETTER
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A Greek website, Biology at School, mentioned The Cell and its interactive
illustrations and reproduced the Interactive Eukaryotic Cell image on September
23, 2013:
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A South African company contacted The Cell and is interested in using some
images in a documentary. They were assisted with understanding the legal
requirements of the licensing and with downloading the images.
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The article “The cell: an image library-CCDB: a curated repository of microscopy
data” in
Nucleic Acids Research
(
Nucl. Acids Res.
[2013] 41,D1241–D1250;
http://
9ee5-73e7eaa629dd) was cited in two other articles:
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Mano S
et al.
(3 October 2013). The Plant Organelles Database 3
(PODB3) update 2014: integrating electron micrographs and new
options for plant organelle research.
Plant & Cell Physiology.
.
oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/10/03/pcp.pct140.short.
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Lagerstedt I
et al.
(2013). Web-based visualisation and analysis of
3D electron-microscopy data from EMDB and PDB.
Journal of Structural
Biology
184, 173–181. www.sciencedirect.com/science/
article/pii/S104784771300262.
The Cell now has over 100,000 Facebook fans. Don’t forget to share your science
items on The Cell’s page, and also please share The Cell’s Image of the Week. If you
have not yet visited The Cell, come see what you have been missing!
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—David Orloff
The Cell: An Image Library-CCDB
) continues to evolve. It has now been accessed from 203 different
countries, with Eritrea the most recent to join us. Since the site launched just over three years ago, it has had 400,000 visits by over
300,000 visitors and has delivered over 1.5 million pageviews.
The Cell was developed by ASCB under a Grand Opportunities grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Now The
Cell has moved to the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research Cell Centered Database (CCDB), which manages the Library’s
day-to-day operations under a perpetual license from ASCB. ASCB maintains a role in advertising the Library, soliciting images, serving as
an advocate for the resource, and creating a community committed to The Cell-CCDB.
CELL
Sightings
• Pin your favorite cell images on
Pinterest:
/
davidnorloff/the-cell-an-image-
library-ccdb.
• Sign up for a free account at
The Cell so you can save images
in folders for future reference:
accounts/login_prompt.
• Use the buttons on the detailed
image pages to share images
on Facebook, LinkedIn,
StumbleUpon, and other social
networks.
• Join The Cell on Facebook
/
cellImageLibrary) or LinkedIn
groups?about=&gid=3733425).
• Consider donating a tweet a day
to The Cell at
cellimagelibrar.
• If you have used The Cell in
interesting ways or in an article
or are interested in submitting
images or collaborating with
The Cell-CCDB, please contact
David Orloff at
ucsd.edu.
Be Part of The Cell
Community
You can use the Interactive Eukaryotic Cell image to explore the contents of The Cell. (The image is
by Janet Iwasa and is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial Share Alike
License;
.)
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