In Genome Biology this week, a trio of researchers reports their application of a human functional protein interaction network to cancer data analysis. Specifically, "by extending curated pathways with non-curated sources of information including protein-protein interactions, gene coexpression, protein domain interaction, gene ontology annotations and text mined protein interactions," the team constructed a network covering nearly 50 percent of the human proteome.

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