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Terms of Use

PHI-base is made available free of charge for academic research. Users interested in accessing PHI-base for commercial research purposes should contact us at contact@phi-base.org.
Each time you use or cause access to this web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, and as amended from time to time with or without notice to you.

Intellectual Property Rights

The copyright and database rights for PHI-base database are owned by Rothamsted Research Limited (RRes) on behalf of the PHI-base consortium members. You agree not to make the data, database or website available to any third party, or be published in part or whole in any form either physical or electronic without first obtaining prior permission.


The authors have taken every care to ensure the contents of this research resource are as accurate as possible. However, this web site and services are provided on an "AS IS" basis. You agree that the owners of this web site exclusively reserve the right and may, at any time and without notice and any liability to you, modify or discontinue this web site and its services. We shall have no responsibility or liability for the timeliness, deletion, failure to store, inaccuracy, or improper delivery of any data or information.

Acknowledgement and Citation

It is agreed that the authors and Rothamsted Research will be acknowledged as the originators of PHI-base in any publication that arises from its use.
Please cite as: Urban et al (2019). PHI-base: the pathogen-host interactons database. Nucleic Acids Res 48 (Database Issue): D613-620. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz904

Privacy Policy

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Version: 4.14 release - Last revision: 01/11/2022

PHI-base is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC, UK) and is being developed and maintained by scientists at Rothamsted Research.
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