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ready Interaction Network Ontology

Abbreviation: INO

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The Interaction Network Ontology (INO) aims to standardize interaction network annotation, integrate various interaction network data, and support computer-assisted reasoning. It models general interactions (e.g., molecular interactions) and interaction networks (e.g., Bayesian network). INO is aligned with the Basic Formal Ontology (BFO) and imports terms from 10 other existing ontologies, and includes over 500 terms. In terms of interaction-related terms, INO imports and aligns PSI-MI and GO interaction terms and includes over 100 newly generated ontology terms.


Countries that developed this resource Turkey , United States

Created in 2010

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How to cite this record INO; Interaction Network Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Aug. 7, 2019, 2:47 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 16 2021 10:52 p.m.

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Mining of vaccine-associated IFN-gamma gene interaction networks using the Vaccine Ontology.

Ozgur A,Xiang Z,Radev DR,He Y
J Biomed Semantics 2011

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The Interaction Network Ontology-supported modeling and mining of complex interactions represented with multiple keywords in biomedical literature.

Ozgur A,Hur J,He Y
BioData Min 2016

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Development and application of an interaction network ontology for literature mining of vaccine-associated gene-gene interactions.

Hur J,Ozgur A,Xiang Z,He Y
J Biomed Semantics 2015

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  • 1R01AI081062 (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAD), Bethesda, MD, USA)