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Access to the GlycoBioM module.

Members of the GlycoBioM collaboration to develop tools for the
identification of novel glycobiomarkers can request access to the GlycoBioM module.
Currently, access is only available to consortium members.

Terms and Conditions

GENERAL

The terms of use (together with the documents referred to on it) outlines the terms upon which NIBRT, (“NIBRT”, “we”, “our” and “us”), [a company incorporated under the laws of Ireland], with an address at NIBRT Ltd. Fosters Avenue, Mount Merrion, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland (company number 413711), permits you to use our website http://glycobase.nibrt.ie (the “Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user.

Your use of the Website and the information on this Website is subject to our terms and conditions of use which we have set out below (the “Terms”), and by accessing and using the Website you agree, and you are signifying your agreement, that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by and subject to the Terms. Please ensure you read the Terms carefully and in their entirety. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE.

PERMITTED USE OF WEBSITE

The purpose of the Website is to facilitate access to both published and unpublished information on [2-aminobenzamide labelled released glycans] (“Glycans”). This Website is intended for use by academic institutions and industry.

The Website is a database of published and proprietary information on Glycans. Each Glycan entry is comprehensively annotated with a glucose unit (“GU”) value, MS composition, exoglycosidase digestion pathways, MS and MS/MS evidence, together with each PubMed reference. Where Glycans have been published more than once, an average GU value is presented along with the standard deviation. [If you decide to rely on any of the information on this Website, you do so at your own risk.]

The information provided on the Website is made available for the purpose of providing information on Glycans to academic institutions and to relevant industry users.

All users, academic and commercial, have free access to N- and O-glycan collections with published information obtained using HPLC (Published Glycans and O-Glycans).

All users also have 30 days evaluation access to the Waters UPLC Database Collection (a database of N-glycans developed in collaboration with Waters using UPLC) after which you will have the choice to subscribe to this collection. If you wish to subscribe to the Waters Collection, then you must contact NIBRT at glycobase@nibrt.ie and enter into an end user licence agreement with us pursuant to which you agree to pay an annual licence fee for the use of this collection.

Access charges for this GlycoBase proprietary glycan database are as follows:

  • Academic users €300 ($380) per annum.
  • Non-academic users €1,000 ($1280) per annum.

AFTER THE EVALUATION PERIOD, NON-ACADEMIC USERS MAY NOT USE THE GLYCOBASE PROPRIETARY DATABASE(S) AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IF THEY HAVE NOT ENTERED INTO AN END USER LICENCE AGREEMENT WITH US. FAILURE TO PAY THE REQUIRED LICENCE FEE WILL RESULT IN ACCESS TO THIS COLLECTION BEING BLOCKED.

We cannot guarantee that the information published on this Website is error free and therefore you acknowledge that the information available on or through this Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors, despite our efforts to make sure this is not so. NIBRT disclaims all liability for any errors relating to the information on this Website.

Your use or reliance on information available on this Website is entirely at your own risk and to the greatest extent permitted by law, you hereby waive all rights and claims that you may have against us or other providers of information in respect of such content and/or your or any third party’s use and/or reliance on it.

Information is provided on the terms and conditions that neither NIBRT, nor the publisher, authors, consultants and editors of the information on this Website are responsible for the results of any actions taken on the basis of information provided. NIBRT disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such Resources (as defined below), information, materials or other content by any visitor to this Website or by anyone who may be informed of any of the contents of this Website.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.

[You acknowledge that this website has been specifically designed for use in the [Republic of Ireland], and you agree not to use or access it in and from jurisdictions in which it or its contents are restricted or prohibited by local law.]

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USE OF WEBSITE

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DISCLAIMERS

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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

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AVAILABILITY

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CHANGES IN TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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WAIVER

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COMPANY INFORMATION

Registered Office:

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Registration Information

If you are a new user in order to access GlycoBase, please complete the form.

Academic, as any private or public organisation, have free access to our primary Pub-glycans collections. Pro-Collections, such as the Waters Glycans Collections will be charged at the rate of 300 Euro p/a for academics and 1,000 Euro for private Industry. You are entitled to a 1 month evaluation period during which you will have access to our public glycans collection and the Water Pro-glycans collections.

For further information please email NIBRT or visit our FAQ page

NIBRT

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) is located in Dublin, Ireland with a mandate to support the development of the bioprocessing industry by:

  • Training highly skilled personnel for the bioprocessing industry.
  • Conducting world-class research in key areas of bioprocessing.
  • Providing flexible, multi-purpose bioprocessing research and training facilities.
For further information please refer to our website at www.nibrt.ie or contact us by email.