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KCPAVS is (c) 2011 by Systems Biology Laboratory (GIST, S.Korea )

A commercial use of data /software/code provided  by KCPAVS for non-academic use is not permitted unless exclusive licenses for commercial use are obtained by systems biology laboratory. Please contact support [at] for licenses information.

Terms and conditions for usage of data, program / software and code:
  1. The end user is authorized by the Systems Biology Laboratory (SBL) and by any Copy Right Holders(CRH) to useKCPAVS program/software, code and data without any fee for academic and non-commercial purposes only. 
  2. The SBL or CRH of KCPAVS  does not take any responsibility of any problems that arise directly or indirectly from using data, code, program/software from KCPAVS .
  3. The copyright for KCPAVS remains with the SBL and its nominated CRH. Also data imported and stored in KCPAVS from public databases is available under the license terms of each contributing database. The end user has to ensure that KCPAVS or associated parts of it ( like data, code, documents etc.) are not used that conflicts with the license terms. 
  4. We request you to show your support and encourage further development of useful and quality tools/utilities and provide it freely to the community by citing our tools and data in your publications resulting from work which used KCPAVS.You have to mention KCPAVS with appropriate citations including the URL.
  5. All data is made available under the original license terms of the primary database KEGG. We request users to also cite all primary source KEGG to support their efforts.
KEGG - Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes (Kanehisa Laboratory of Kyoto University Bioinformatics Center)

The KCPAVS server uses KEGG data. We obtained Academic licence. Users may freely download the converted formats ( BioPAX, SBML, Cell Designer, Xggml, SIF etc.) of KEGG data. However for the data as provided at the GenomeNet ftp site you will have to obtain Academic licence through the licensor, Pathway Solutions Inc. Also non-academic users are requested obtain a commercial license agreement for installation of KEGG at their sites, for distribution or reselling of KEGG data, for software development and any other commercial activities that make use of KEGG, and also as end users of the third-party programs that access the KEGG ftp site. To use KEGG converted data provided by KCPAVS, Non commercial users must obtain license agreement with Systems Biology Laboratory, GIST, S.Korea (contact for details). 

Disclaimer of Warranties: You acknowledge and agree that the use of KCPAVS is at your sole risk and that the entire risk as to satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy and effort is with you. It can not be guaranteed, that the functions contained in this software will meet your requirements, that the operation of KCPAVS will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects in the software will be corrected.