ISA software suite: supporting standards-compliant experimental annotation and enabling curation at the community level

Bioinformatics. 2010 Sep 15;26(18):2354-6. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq415. Epub 2010 Aug 2.


The first open source software suite for experimentalists and curators that (i) assists in the annotation and local management of experimental metadata from high-throughput studies employing one or a combination of omics and other technologies; (ii) empowers users to uptake community-defined checklists and ontologies; and (iii) facilitates submission to international public repositories.

Availability and implementation: Software, documentation, case studies and implementations at

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Checklist
  • Documentation
  • Software*