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ready NanoParticle Ontology

Abbreviation: NPO

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An ontology that represents the basic knowledge of physical, chemical and functional characteristics of nanotechnology as used in cancer diagnosis and therapy.


Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 2008

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NanoParticle Ontology for cancer nanotechnology research.

Thomas DG,Pappu RV,Baker NA
J Biomed Inform 2010

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caNanoLab is a data sharing portal designed to facilitate information sharing across the international biomedical nanotechnology research community to expedite and validate the use of nanotechnology in biomedicine. caNanoLab provides support for the annotation of nanomaterials with characterizations resulting from physico-chemical, in vitro and in vivo assays and the sharing of these characterizations and associated nanotechnology protocols in a secure fashion.

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  • U54 CA119342 (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

  • U54 HG004028 (U.S. National Library of Medicine)