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ready Neuroscience Information Framework Standard Ontology

Abbreviation: NIFSTD

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NIF Standard ontology (NIFSTD) is a core component of Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF) project (, a semantically enhanced portal for accessing and integrating neuroscience data, tools and information. NIFSTD includes a set of modular ontologies that provide a comprehensive collection of terminologies to describe neuroscience data and resources.


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How to cite this record NIFSTD; Neuroscience Information Framework Standard Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Nov. 26, 2019, 11:03 a.m.; Last accessed: Oct 24 2021 11:27 a.m.

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The NIFSTD and BIRNLex vocabularies: building comprehensive ontologies for neuroscience.

Bug WJ,Ascoli GA,Grethe JS,Gupta A,Fennema-Notestine C,Laird AR,Larson SD,Rubin D,Shepherd GM,Turner JA,Martone ME
Neuroinformatics 2008

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