SBGN bricks are defined as the recurring biological paterns reflected in the SBGN languages: metabolic reaction, catalysis, inhibition, protein phosphorylation, complex formation, transcription, translation etc. The dictionary of SBGN bricks aligns biological concepts with their graphical expressions.

How to cite SBGN Bricks

Junker A, Sorokin A, Czauderna T, Schreiber F, Mazein A. Wiring diagrams in biology: towards the standardized representation of biological information. Trends Biotechnol. 2012 Nov;30(11):555-7. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2012.08.003. Epub 2012 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 22979995.

The first issue of the SBGN Bricks is available at http://sbgnbricks.sourceforge.net with the SBGN Bricks Dictionary at http://sbgnbricks.sourceforge.net/sbgnbricks_dictionary.html and examples provided here.


To contribute and discuss the project please use this email address:

SBGN Bricks Project Coordinator:
Alexander Mazein a.mazein@gmail.com

SBGN Bricks Ontology:
Adrien Rougny

ModelBricks Project Leaders:
Michael Blinov blinov@uchc.edu and Ann Cowan acowan@uchc.edu

Project Team

Astrid Junker

Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben, Germany

Alexander Mazein

Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg, Belvaux, Luxembourg

Vasundra Toure

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Adrien Rougny

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Falk Schreiber

University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany

Tobias Czauderna

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Anatoly Sorokin

Institute of Cell Biophysics, Russian Academy of Science, Pushchino, Russia

Denis Shirshov

European Institute for Systems Biology and Medicine, Lyon, France

Michael Blinov

UConn School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA

Emek Demir

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA

Gary Bader

University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada