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in development Ontology of Immune Epitopes

Abbreviation: ONTIE

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The Ontology of Immune Epitopes (ONTIE) is an effort to represent terms in the immunology domain in a formal ontology with the specific goal of representing experiments that identify and characterize immune epitopes. ONTIE has been developed as a subset of OBI (Ontology of Biomedical Investigations) and includes terms relating to experiments involving immune epitopes. This file contains the minimal amount of upper ontology terms and axioms from BFO (Basic Formal Ontology), IAO (Information Artifact Ontology) and OBI, in order to view and reason upon ONTIE. It is currently at version 0.1 beta. ONTIE covers terms regarding immune responses, adaptive immune receptors, immune epitope assays, MHC molecules, and infectious diseases. ONTIE is (at this development stage) a virtual ontology, drawing together terms from multiple reference ontologies. We are actively working on adding more terms to ONTIE either through term requests or through active contribution to external ontologies.


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How to cite this record ONTIE; Ontology of Immune Epitopes; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:38 p.m.; Last accessed: Dec 03 2021 4:29 a.m.

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Record added: Oct. 17, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Record updated: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:38 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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Immune Epitope Database
The IEDB provides the scientific community with a central repository of freely accessible epitope data and epitope prediction and analysis resources. The IEDB is a publicly accessible, comprehensive immune epitope database containing peptidic linear and conformational epitopes and non peptidic epitopes such as lipids, metals, drugs, carbohydrates, etc, with published or submitted antibody, T cell, MHC binding or MHC ligand elution experimental assays. Epitope data related to infectious diseases, allergy, autoimmunity and transplant tested in humans, non human primates, and any other species can be found in the IEDB.

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