To register for an account, visit the Registration Page and fill in the required information. Once you click "Submit" your account will be created and you will be able to log in using your selected username and password. Users should login and are encouraged to do email verification for account.
Most of the public data on SoyKB is viewable without an account, but certain features on SoyKB such as adding comments, download and uploading data as well as certain tools need the user to be signed in, so data access can be verified.
User account registration and login also provides users with the access to Group creation and to be able to bring in their private data and share it with members of their group. All of these features are accessible via clicking on the username in top-right corner after login.
All users now have VIP access level that will allow them to add comments on gene card pages. Comments section can be used by users to share additional gene function annotation, gene family and any other specific information about the specific gene.