Question: Icons of popular model organisms?
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gravatar for unksci
16 months ago by
unksci150
unksci150 wrote:

Is there any resource of standardized and uniformly stylized (and potentially, but not necessarily, even free) icons of popular model organisms (including E. coli and other popular unicellular organisms)?

I wish to use it for making a small tabular-like panel with ~10 organisms, next to the main figure panel, which would show the detailed data for one organism.

Some model organisms are not yet included in unicode.

ADD COMMENTlink modified 16 months ago by h.mon20k • written 16 months ago by unksci150
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I saw some people use ggtree and emojifont to draw organisms in emoji. I hope this will help.

ADD REPLYlink written 16 months ago by l0o0150
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Does not answer your question as you want icons and not real images but still might be useful. NCBI Taxonomy linkout for given organism is usually a good resource to find images. Second is http://www.eol.org/ .

ADD REPLYlink written 16 months ago by microfuge950

Sorry for spamming but openclipart is also a very good source (https://openclipart.org/) . Can be installed and accessed within libreoffice and takes care of most of my image needs. The animal icons is quite good and no restrictions (https://openclipart.org/share).

ADD REPLYlink written 16 months ago by microfuge950
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gravatar for Denise - Open Targets
16 months ago by
UK, Hinxton, EMBL-EBI
Denise - Open Targets4.7k wrote:

We use the EMBL-EBI Framework font icons for representing the species in our gene trees. To see the ones we have used, go to our page showing a profile of the PTEN drug target and expand the 'Gene tree' tab (second from the bottom).

ADD COMMENTlink written 16 months ago by Denise - Open Targets4.7k
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Thank you. This is exactly what I would need, and they provide a contact for inquiries (which I shall use for trying to get a license or usage agreement).

ADD REPLYlink written 16 months ago by unksci150
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gravatar for h.mon
16 months ago by
h.mon20k
Brazil
h.mon20k wrote:

See the PhyloPic project.

Edit: and the rphylopic project to access PhyloPic from R.

ADD COMMENTlink modified 16 months ago • written 16 months ago by h.mon20k
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gravatar for genomax
16 months ago by
genomax57k
United States
genomax57k wrote:

UCSC has some on their website. I am not sure if they are available for use with/without license.

ADD COMMENTlink written 16 months ago by genomax57k
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