First Author's


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Open access and online review articles written by Japanese authors who published their research outcomes in some top journals.

README Content

  1. Database Component
  2. Data Description
  3. License
  4. Update History
  5. Literature
  6. Contact address

1. Database Component

  2. Body text collection
  3. Figure collection
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2. Data Description


Data name README
Description of data contents HTML file to describe "First Author's" data.
File README_e.html (English)
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2.2 Body text collection

Data name Body text collection
Description of data contents

It is the collection of this reviews' body text. It is provided in doc format and txt format.
In simple search, you can view the body text and link doc/txt files and figures.

File (file list) (6.4 MB) (doc format) (21 MB) (txt format) (7.6 MB)

Data items are the following:
Data itemDescription
FA ID Review ID
URL Review URL
Title Review Title
Date Publication date
Author(s) Review author(s)
DOI Review DOI
Original article title Original article title
Original article author(s) Original article author(s)
Original journal Original journal
Original article number Original article number
Content Review content (HTML)
Tags Tags to the review
Fig1 Fig1 caption (Link to the Fig1 file in simple search)
Fig2 Fig2 caption (Link to the Fig2 file in simple search)
Fig3 Fig3 caption (Link to the Fig3 file in simple search)
Fig4 Fig4 caption (Link to the Fig4 file in simple search)
doc file doc file name (Link to the file in simple search)
txt file txt file name (Link to the file in simple search)
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2.3 Figure collection

Data name Figure collection
Description of data contents

It is the collection of figures in reviews.
Figure itself is provided in jpeg format. Thumbnails are provided in png format.

File (jpg format) (453 MB) (png format) (112 MB)
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3. License

Last updated : 2018/08/06

You may use this database in compliance with the terms and conditions of the license described below. The license specifies the license terms regarding the use of this database and the requirements you must follow in using this database.


Creative Commons License

The license for this database is specified in the Creative Commons Attribution 2.1 Japan.
If you use data from this database, please be sure attribute this database as follows: "First Author's c Database Center for Life Science licensed under CC Attribution 2.1 Japan".

The summary of the Creative Commons Attribution 2.1 Japan is found here.

With regard to this database, you are licensed to:

  1. freely access part or whole of this database, and acquire data;
  2. freely redistribute part or whole of the data from this database; and
  3. freely create and distribute database and other derivative works based on part or whole of the data from this database,

under the license, as long as you comply with the following conditions:

  1. You must attribute this database in the manner specified by the author or licensor when distributing part or whole of this database or any derivative work.
  2. You need to contact the Licensor shown below to request a license for use of this database or any part thereof not licensed under the license.


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4. Update History

DateUpdate contents
2018/09/27 "Body text collection" and "Figure collection" are updated.
2018/08/06 "License" is updated.
2018/07/23 First Author's English archive site is opened.
2012/09/01 First Author's ( is opened.
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5. Literature

生物工学会誌 第95巻 第1号(2017/1/25)

情報管理, 56, 148-155 (2013)

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6. Contact address

When you have any question about "First Author's", contact the following:

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