FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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SBOL

What is Synthetic Biology?
What is the role of a standard language in synthetic biology?
What is SBOL?
Is SBOL free?
Is SBOL open?
How will SBOL help me?
What can I do with SBOL?
What kinds of companies should use SBOL?
I’m a small company. Why should I use the SBOL standard?
I’m a large company. Why should I use SBOL?
Why not just store all my sequence data in Word and Excel?
Can I use the SBOL logo in my own work/tools?
How is the SBOL standard funded?
SBOL vs. GenBank
Which tools will allow me to build SBOL?

SBOL Data

Where can I get detailed information on SBOL Data?
What is the difference between SBOL 1.1 and 2.0?
Are there repositories that store SBOL data?

SBOL Visual

What is SBOL visual?
How do I draw SBOL visual designs?

SBOL Community

How can I contribute to the community?
When does the SBOL community meet?
Is there a mailing list for the SBOL community?

Citing SBOL

What paper should I cite for SBOL 1.1?
What paper should I cite for SBOL 2.0?
What paper should I cite for SBOL Visual 1.1?
What paper should I cite for libSBOLj?