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ready Dictyostelium Anatomy Ontology

Abbreviation: DDANAT

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The Dictyostelium Anatomy Ontology ontology describes the anatomy of the slime mold. It defines the structural makeup of Dictyostelium and its composing parts including the different cell types, throughout its life cycle. It has two main goals: (1) promote the consistent annotation of Dictyostelium-specific events, such as phenotypes and gene expression information; and (2) encourage researchers to use the same terms with the same intended meaning.

How to cite this record DDANAT; Dictyostelium Anatomy Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: April 29, 2019, 12:07 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 25 2022 11:16 a.m.

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An anatomy ontology to represent biological knowledge in Dictyostelium discoideum.

Gaudet P,Williams JG,Fey P,Chisholm RL
BMC Genomics 2008

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dictyBase is a single-access database for the complete genome sequence and expression data of four Dictyostelid species providing information on research, genome and annotations. There is also a repository of plasmids and strains held at the Dicty Stock Centre. Relevant literature is integrated into the database, and gene models and functional annotation are manually curated from experimental results and comparative multigenome analyses.

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The Open Biological and Biomedical Ontology (OBO) Foundry is a collective of ontology developers that are committed to collaboration and adherence to shared principles. The mission of the OBO Foundry is to develop a family of interoperable ontologies that are both logically well-formed and scientifically accurate. To achieve this, OBO Foundry participants voluntarily adhere to and contribute to the development of an evolving set of principles including open use, collaborative development, non-overlapping and strictly-scoped content, and common syntax and relations, based on ontology models that work well, such as the Gene Ontology (GO). The OBO Foundry is overseen by an Operations Committee with Editorial, Technical and Outreach working groups.

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  • GM64426 (National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Bethesda, MD, USA)

  • HG00022 (National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Bethesda, MD, USA)