Land metadata curation - aging

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How Aging studies are curated in Lands

How to find Aging studies

  • The project metadata field Disease contains the field aging, to facilitate the accessibility of aging-related projects. In addition, the keyword “aging” can be found in the Keywords entry.

Land metadata standards - aging

  • For aging projects that did not include any form of treatment, the age of the subject from when the sample was taken has been added to the Age column,
  • For aging projects that did include a treatment, the value in the Age column reflects the age of the subject at the start of the treatment while the age of the subject from when the sample was taken has been added to the SamplingTime column.
  • The AgeCategory column reflects the author’s characterization of the samples, e.g. fetus, young, adult, middle-aged, old.