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deprecated Genetic Testing Ontology

Abbreviation: GTO

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This record was deprecated on March 24, 2021 for the following reason(s): This resource is no longer available, either from the project page or from BioPortal.

The Genetic Test Ontology (GTO) was created with the aim of filling the gap between the large volume of available genetic tests and insufficient usage of these genetic tests. The GTO was built on top of a meta-ontology by populating specific genetic testing data. Literature data from SemMedDB has been extracted and integrated into the GTO to provide scientific evidence.


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Created in 2015

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How to cite this record GTO; Genetic Testing Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: March 28, 2021, 11:02 a.m.; Last accessed: Aug 03 2021 3:21 a.m.

Record added: Oct. 24, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Record updated: March 28, 2021, 11:02 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Scientific Evidence Based Genetic Testing Ontology Development towards Individualized Medicine

Li P, Liu H, Zhu Q
J Transl Med Epidemiol 2015

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ClinVar is a freely accessible, public archive of reports of the relationships among human variations and phenotypes, with supporting evidence. ClinVar thus facilitates access to and communication about the relationships asserted between human variation and observed health status, and the history of that interpretation. ClinVar processes submissions reporting variants found in patient samples, assertions made regarding their clinical significance, information about the submitter, and other supporting data. The alleles described in submissions are mapped to reference sequences, and reported according to the HGVS standard. ClinVar then presents the data for interactive users as well as those wishing to use ClinVar in daily workflows and other local applications. ClinVar works in collaboration with interested organizations to meet the needs of the medical genetics community as efficiently and effectively as possible.

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