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Ontologies in Quantitative Biology: A Basis for Comparison, Integration, and Discovery

  • Lars J. Jensen mail, (LJJ); (PB)

    Affiliation: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Peer Bork mail (LJJ); (PB)

    Affiliations: European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch, Germany

  • Published: May 25, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000374

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Ontology for describing experiments

Posted by christan on 26 May 2010 at 13:41 GMT

I agree that we need ontology to describe biological experiments. I see two challenges. First, to construct ontology that can describe most, if not all, type of biological experiments. Second, how to facilitate annotation of experimental data with such ontology.

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