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ready Ontology for Biobanking

Abbreviation: OBIB

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The ontology for Biobanking (OBIB) is an ontology built for annotation and modeling of biobank repository and biobanking administration. It is developed based on subset of Ontology for Biomedical Investigations (OBI) using Basic Formal Ontology (BFO) as top ontology and following OBO Foundry principles. The first version of the ontology is merged of two existing biobank related ontologies, OMIABIS and biobank ontology.


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Created in 2017

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How to cite this record OBIB; Ontology for Biobanking; DOI:; Last edited: April 27, 2021, 3:14 p.m.; Last accessed: Aug 03 2021 2:32 a.m.

Record added: Oct. 24, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Record updated: April 20, 2021, 4:17 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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