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ready Pharmacogenomics Ontology

Abbreviation: PharmGKB-owl

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The PharmGKB Ontology imports genetic sequence data, collected in relational format, into the OWL, and aims to automate the process of updating the links between the ontology and data acquisition when the ontology changes. They have linked PharmGKB with data acquisition from a relational model of genetic sequence information.


Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 2010

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How to cite this record PharmGKB-owl; Pharmacogenomics Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:29 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 25 2021 2:01 p.m.

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Record updated: Nov. 9, 2016, 1:14 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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PharmGKB: the pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics knowledge base.

Thorn CF,Klein TE,Altman RB
Methods Mol Biol 2005

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Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base
PharmGKB curates primary genotype and phenotype data, annotates gene variants and gene-drug-disease relationships via literature review, and summarizes important PGx genes and drug pathways. PharmGKB collects, curates and disseminates knowledge about the impact of human genetic variation on drug responses.

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