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In brief, HAGR is free for all purposes, including commercial, educational, and research purposes, provided you mention the use of HAGR in subsequent presentations, publications, etc. Although referring the URL might be enough in some cases (e.g., teaching and websites), for scientific publications we ask that you cite HAGR using:

Tacutu, R., Thornton, D., Johnson, E., Budovsky, A., Barardo, D., Craig, T., Diana, E., Lehmann, G., Toren, D., Wang, J., Fraifeld, V. E., de Magalhaes, J. P. (2018) "Human Ageing Genomic Resources: new and updated databases." Nucleic Acids Research 46(D1):D1083-D1090.

The above paper refers to all databases and tools in HAGR and please use it to cite any HAGR content, with a few exceptions of specific databases, as follows. For works that only employ the molecular signatures of ageing, please cite:

de Magalhaes, J. P., Curado, J., Church, G. M. (2009) "Meta-analysis of age-related gene expression profiles identifies common signatures of aging." Bioinformatics 25(7):875-881.

If you employ GenDR, please cite:

Wuttke, D., Connor, R., Vora, C., Craig, T., Li, Y., Wood, S., Vasieva, O., Shmookler Reis, R., Tang, F., de Magalhaes, J. P. (2012) "Dissecting the gene network of dietary restriction to identify evolutionarily conserved pathways and new functional genes." PLoS Genetics 8(8):e1002834.

If you are only using the molecular signatures of DR, please cite:

Plank, M., Wuttke, D., van Dam, S., Clarke, S., de Magalhaes, J. P. (2012) "A meta-analysis of caloric restriction gene expression profiles to infer common signatures and regulatory mechanisms." Molecular BioSystems 8(4):1339-1349.

For works only employing the LongevityMap, please cite:

Budovsky, A., Craig, T., Wang, J., Tacutu, R., Csordas, A., Lourenco, J., Fraifeld, V. E., de Magalhaes, J. P. (2013) "LongevityMap: A database of human genetic variants associated with longevity." Trends in Genetics 29:559-560.

If you use DrugAge, please cite:

Barardo, D., Thornton, D., Thoppil, H., Walsh, M., Sharifi, S., Ferreira, S., Anzic, A., Fernandes, M., Monteiro, P., Grum, T., Cordeiro, R., De-Souza, E.A., Budovsky, A., Araujo, N., Gruber, J., Petrascheck, M., Fraifeld, V.E., Zhavoronkov, A., Moskalev, A., de Magalhaes, J.P. (2017) "The DrugAge database of ageing-related drugs." Aging Cell 16(3):594-597.

Lastly, if you employ CellAge, please cite:

Avelar, R. A., Ortega, J. G., Tacutu, R., Tyler, E. J., Bennett, D., Binetti, P., Budovsky, A., Chatsirisupachai, K., Johnson, E., Murray, A., Shields, S., Tejada-Martinez, D., Thornton, D., Fraifeld, V. E., Bishop, C. L., & de Magalhaes, J. P. (2020) "A multidimensional systems biology analysis of cellular senescence in aging and disease." Genome Biology 21(1):91.

If you only use the gene expression signature of cellular senescence, please cite:

Chatsirisupachai, K., Palmer, D., Ferreira, S., & de Magalhaes, J. P. (2019) "A human tissue-specific transcriptomic analysis reveals a complex relationship between aging, cancer, and cellular senescence." Aging Cell 18(6):e13041.

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