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Bio-ontologies: Growing-up pains
A few years ago (say, around 2008), the bio-ontology community faced several challenges, of which my partial and biased recollection yields: Advertising ontologies as an approach to standardisation (adoption by biocuration efforts) Getting the ...
07-Jun-2012
13:16:00
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The OWLTools library
I'm a big fan of the OWLAPI. I've been using it for years to do useful things with OWLontologies in Java. It's a comprehensive and powerful reference library for working with all aspects of the OWL language, and the repository also includes ...
01-Jun-2012
12:20:00
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The many faces of 'neurotransmitter'
Neurotransmitters are the molecular messengers that travel across synapses between neurons, allowing communication to take place between individual cells. They consist of small chemical entities -- mostly amino acids (also the building blocks of ...
16-May-2012
14:00:00
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Why good ontology is good for science
Ontology has become the method of choice throughout most of biology and biomedicine for constructing and maintaining standardisations of the terminology used in database annotations. This was the primary motivation for the development of the Gene ...
25-Mar-2012
18:28:00