Pathway inspector has been developed by people at FEM Research and Innovation Center, Trento (Italy) and at the Department of Biological Chemistry of Padua University (Padova, Italy).


Dr. Paolo Fontana
Dr. Luca Bianco
Dr Samantha Riccadonna

Via E. Mach, 1 - 38010 S. Michele all'Adige (TN) - ITALY

Dr. Stefano Toppo
Dr. Marco Falda
Dr. Enrico Lavezzo

Viale Colombo, 3 - 35131 Padova

Terms of Use

Pathway Inspector web service for Academic Users

Pathway Inspector Software is provided at no charge as a web application service to the academic research community for noncommercial, nonprofit internal research use. If you are a commercial user, please contact the Research Group by sending an email using the contact form, otherwise read and follow the terms posted below. This agreement is made by and between the Pathway Inspector Research Group, hereinafter referred to as "licensor," and an academic user for Pathway Inspector web service, hereinafter referred to as "licensee." By using the Pathway Inspector web service, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of this License and agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein. Use of the Pathway Inspector web service by licensee signifies licensee acceptance of each and every term set forth in this license agreement. The license granted under this license agreement is expressly conditioned upon your acceptance of all of the terms of this license agreement. If you cannot accept the terms of this license agreement or do not wish to comply with any term or condition set forth herein, you should refrain from using the Pathway Inspector web service. Once you use the web service, the terms hereof will be deemed to have been accepted by you and you will be bound by all of the terms, conditions, and restrictions contained herein. Whereas, licensor has developed a proprietary computer program entitled "Pathway Inspector web service" (hereinafter referred to as "program") and licensee desires to obtain and licensor desires to grant a license to use the program named above for noncommercial, nonprofit internal research purposes only. This software is copyrighted and the owner of the copyright claims all exclusive rights to such software, except as licensed to users hereunder and subject to strict compliance with the terms of this license. Now, therefore, in consideration of the promises and covenants herein contained, the parties agree as follows:


An academic user for Pathway Inspector web service receives a non-exclusive, nontransferable right to use the program provided by licensor through a Web server subject to the terms and conditions of this License.


Licensee agrees to restrict use of program to noncommercial, nonprofit internal research purposes only. Licensee shall not use, print, copy, translate or display the program, in whole or in part, unless expressly authorized by Licensor. Licensee agrees that it shall use the program only for licensee's sole and exclusive use, and shall not disclose, sell, assign, license, or otherwise distribute the program to any third party without the prior written consent of licensor. Any modification to the program made by licensee shall be considered part of the program. Except as required under section IV of this license, licensee shall not use the name or names of Pathway Inspector, or any adaptation, abbreviation or derivative of any of them, whether oral or written, without the prior written permission of theLicensor.


Sole title and ownership rights in the program shall remain with licensor. Licensee acknowledges licensor's proprietary rights in the program and agrees to reproduce all copyright notices supplied by licensor on all references to the program. Licensee will acknowledge the program authors on any publication of scientific results based in part on use of the program and cite the articles for the algorithms of the program:


The program is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Licensor does not warrant that the functions contained in the program will meet licensee's requirements or that operation will be uninterrupted or error free. Licensee fully indemnifies licensor so that licensor shall not be liable for special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, even if it has been or is hereafter advised of the possibility of such damages, from licensee's use of, or inability to use the program.


This license represents the complete and final statements between licensor and licensee and supersedes all prior agreements, proposals, representations and other communications between them with respect to use of the PROGRAM. This License may be modified only with the mutual written approval of an authorized representative of licensee and licensor. Licensee agrees if any provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, it is to that extent to be deemed omitted. The remainder of the Agreement will be valid and enforceable to the maximum extent possible. The waiver or failure of licensor to exercise in any respect any right provided for in this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of any further right under this Agreement. Duplication or resale of the program without prior authorization is prohibited.

IMPORTANT: Use of Pathway Inspector web service under the Pathway Inspector web service license agreement for academic users is restricted to non-commercial internal research use only. Commercial use requires a separate commercial license which may be requested by contacting Dott. Paolo Fontana paolo.fontana at fmach.it), Fondazione Edmund Mach - Center of Computational Biology, S. Michele all'Adige, Trento (Italy) or Dott. Stefano Toppo (stefano.toppo at unipd.it), Dept. of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova (Italy).