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XB-ART-44804
Genome Biol January 1, 2012; 13 (1): R5.
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Uberon, an integrative multi-species anatomy ontology.

Mungall CJ , Torniai C , Gkoutos GV , Lewis SE , Haendel MA .


Abstract
We present Uberon, an integrated cross-species ontology consisting of over 6,500 classes representing a variety of anatomical entities, organized according to traditional anatomical classification criteria. The ontology represents structures in a species-neutral way and includes extensive associations to existing species-centric anatomical ontologies, allowing integration of model organism and human data. Uberon provides a necessary bridge between anatomical structures in different taxa for cross-species inference. It uses novel methods for representing taxonomic variation, and has proved to be essential for translational phenotype analyses. Uberon is available at http://uberon.org.

PubMed ID: 22293552
PMC ID: PMC3334586
Article link: Genome Biol
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Species referenced: Xenopus
Genes referenced: acta4 mpo


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