Every year, Americans spend more than $3 trillion on healthcare, a figure that is projected to rise to $5 trillion in the next decade. With healthcare spending approaching 20% of the U.S. GDP, a huge effort is underway to control costs. Not surprisingly, many believe that technology has a key role to play in increasing efficiency and reducing unnecessary expenditures, and significant investments in technology are creating opportunities for healthcare technology businesses.
The BioGRID API is a RESTful API using XML and HTML to access over 35,000 articles that document over 550,000 raw protein and genetic interactions. The API webpage gives 9 examples of interactions returned as results, including for the human MDM2 gene and between S. cerevisiae CDC27, APC1 and APC2.