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Table 1 Description of applied ontologies

From: An ontology approach to comparative phenomics in plants

Ontology Content Link
Plant Ontology (PO) [27] Plant anatomy and morphology and development stages http://www.plantontology.org/
Gene Ontology (GO) [29] Biological processes, cellular components and molecular functions http://geneontology.org/
Chemical Entities of Biological Interest ontology (ChEBI) [43] Molecular entities focused on ‘small’ chemical compounds. http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/
Phenotypic Qualities Ontology (PATO) [16,19] Phenotypic qualities http://obofoundry.org/wiki/index.php/PATO:Main_Page
Plant Experimental Conditions Ontology (EO) Treatments, growing conditions, and/or study types http://planteome.org/amigo/cgi-bin/crop_amigo/term_details?term=EO:0007359
NCBI taxonomy (NCBITAXON) A curated classification and nomenclature for all of the organisms in the public sequence databases. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/taxonomy
Relation Ontology (RO) [41] Core upper-level relations and biology-specific relations https://code.google.com/p/obo-relations/
  1. Species-independent ontologies used to form EQ statements. All ontologies were downloaded on 15 March 2014.