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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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How to cite this record NPO; NanoParticle Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Aug. 12, 2019, 4 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 24 2021 11:01 a.m.

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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.

NanoCommons Knowledge Base
The NanoCommons Knowledge Base is a data source provided by the NanoCommons project. It is based on the BioXM TM Knowledge Management Environment, developed over the last 15 years by Biomax Informatics AG and applied in multiple collaborative research projects and commercial environments. This database requires registration. NanoCommons provides a community framework and infrastructure for reproducible science and in-silico workflows for nanomaterials safety assessment

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

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