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ready Environment Ontology


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The Environment Ontology (EnvO) provides a controlled, structured vocabulary that is designed to support the annotation of any organism or biological sample with environment descriptors. EnvO contains terms for biomes, environmental features, and environmental material. These three sets of terms enable a concise, standardised, and comprehensive description of environment that is key to the integration, archiving and federated searching of environmental data.

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Implementing Databases (3)
Genomes OnLine Database
Genomes online database: a listing of completed and ongoing genome projects.

Gramene, a comparative mapping resource for grains
Gramene's purpose is to provide added value to data sets available within the public sector, which will facilitate researchers' ability to understand the grass genomes and take advantage of genomic sequence known in one species for identifying and understanding corresponding genes, pathways and phenotypes in other grass species.

Manually Curated Database of Rice Proteins
‘Manually Curated Database of Rice Proteins’ (MCDRP) is a unique manually curated database based on published experimental data. Currently, the database has data for over 1800 rice proteins curated from > 4000 different experiments of over 400 research articles. Since every aspect of the experiment such as gene name, plant type, tissue and developmental stage has been digitized, experimental data can be rapidly accessed and integrated.


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The environment ontology: contextualising biological and biomedical entities.

Buttigieg PL,Morrison N,Smith B,Mungall CJ,Lewis SE
J Biomed Semantics 2013

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