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Data licensing

We have chosen to apply the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) to our database, under the following terms:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.


We make no warranties regarding the correctness of the data, and disclaim liability for damages resulting from its use. We cannot provide unrestricted permission regarding the use of the data, as some data may be covered by patents or other rights. It is the responsibility of users of Norine database to ensure that their exploitation of the data does not infringe any of the rights of any third parties.

Privacy policy

The Norine team considers your privacy as important. For the need of the MyNorine tool operations, only strictly needed personal data is collected. Only contributors name and affiliations are displayed in the Contributors tab of the Norine home page. We don’t share personal information with anyone except with DataCite ( in order to obtain a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for new NRPs submitted through MyNorine. For more information, please see

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Norine citation

To cite Norine Norine is freely available to everybody. If you use the database, please cite:

Norine: update of the nonribosomal peptide resource. Areski Flissi, Emma Ricart, Clémentine Campart, Mickaël Chevalier, Yoann Dufresne, Juraj Michalik, Philippe Jacques, Christophe Flahaut, Frédéric Lisacek, Valérie Leclère and Maude Pupin
Nucleic Acids Research, Nov. 2019, gkz1000,

To cite a specific peptide using its DOI:

Example: Orfamide A, 2015, Norine database, DOI: 10.26097/nor01255

Other publications

Norine, the knowledgebase dedicated to non-ribosomal peptides, is now open to crowdsourcing. Areski Flissi, Yoann Dufresne, Juraj Michalik, Laurie Tonon, Stéphane Janot, Laurent Noé;, Philippe Jacques, Valérie Leclère and Maude Pupin
Nucl Acids Res 2016, Nov. 2015, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv1143

NORINE: a database of nonribosomal peptides
Segolene Caboche; Maude Pupin; Valerie Leclere; Arnaud Fontaine; Philippe Jacques; Gregory Kucherov
Nucleic Acids Research 2008; 36:D326-D331, January 11, 2008, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm792


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