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ready The Neuroscience Lexicon

Abbreviation:NeuroLex


General Information
NeuroLex builds upon BIRNLex (Biomedical Informatics Research Network Project Lexicon) and is built from the core ontology, NIFSTD, in a modular fashion, with separate modules covering major domains of neuroscience: anatomy, cell, subcellular, molecule, function and dysfunction. NeuroLex also includes detailed concepts for describing experimental techniques and instruments typically employed to carry out neuroscientific studies, as well as concepts for describing digital resources being created throughout the neuroscience community. Following best practices established by the Open Biological Ontology (OBO) community, NeuroLex reuses existing community ontologies that cover the required biomedical domains, building the more specific concepts required to annotate NIF resources as necessary. Each concept is accompanied by a human readable definition to facilitate the application of NeuroLex to data. Each distinct domain module is represented using the Web Ontology Language (OWL).

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License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 3.0 (3.0)

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License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 3.0 (3.0)

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Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF)
NIF maintains the largest searchable collection of neuroscience data, the largest catalog of biomedical resources, and the largest ontology for neuroscience on the web.

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NeuroLex.org: an online framework for neuroscience knowledge.

Larson SD,Martone ME
Front Neuroinform 2013

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