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ready Fly taxonomy

Abbreviation: FBsp

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"Fly taxonomy" provides taxonomic information about the Fruit fly family (Drosophilidae). This information is a combination of NCBI TAXON data and from the following paper: Grimaldi, D.A."A phylogenetic, revised classification of Genera in the Drosophilidae (Diptera)" Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. New York: New York . American Museum of Natural History, 1990.

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FlyBase: establishing a Gene Group resource for Drosophila melanogaster.

Attrill H,Falls K,Goodman JL,Millburn GH,Antonazzo G,Rey AJ,Marygold SJ
Nucleic Acids Res 2015

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Genetic, genomic and molecular information pertaining to the model organism Drosophila melanogaster and related sequences. This database also contains information relating to human disease models in Drosophila, the use of transgenic constructs containing sequence from other organisms in Drosophila, and information on where to buy Drosophila strains and constructs.

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The Open Biological and Biomedical Ontology (OBO) Foundry is a collective of ontology developers that are committed to collaboration and adherence to shared principles. The mission of the OBO Foundry is to develop a family of interoperable ontologies that are both logically well-formed and scientifically accurate. To achieve this, OBO Foundry participants voluntarily adhere to and contribute to the development of an evolving set of principles including open use, collaborative development, non-overlapping and strictly-scoped content, and common syntax and relations, based on ontology models that work well, such as the Gene Ontology (GO). The OBO Foundry is overseen by an Operations Committee with Editorial, Technical and Outreach working groups.

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  • U41HG000739 (National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Bethesda, MD, USA)