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The Enzyme Portal: a case study in applying user-centred design methods in bioinformatics

Paula de Matos1, Jennifer A Cham1, Hong Cao2, Rafael Alcántara1, Francis Rowland1, Rodrigo Lopez1 and Christoph Steinbeck1*

Author Affiliations

1 EMBL-EBI, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SD, UK

2 European Commission, European Research Council Executive Agency, (Formally of EMBL-EBI), Brussels, Belgium

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BMC Bioinformatics 2013, 14:103  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-103

Published: 20 March 2013

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Additional file 1:

Complete user-centred design (UCD) workflow for the Enzyme Portal.

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Additional file 2:

Usability study participant consent form.

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Additional file 3:

Personae ‘Eric’ and ‘Dean’.

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Persona ‘Brenda’.

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Additional file 5:

Complete task flow diagram for the Enzyme Portal.

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Additional file 6:

List of data items used in the Canvas Sort.

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Additional file 7:

Balsamiq paper prototypes for usability testing of the Enzyme Portal.

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Additional file 8:

Enzyme portal prototype testing, scenario and tasks.

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