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ready The Drug Ontology

Abbreviation: DrOn

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An ontology of drug products and packaged drug products.


Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 2013

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How to cite this record DrOn; The Drug Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Oct. 5, 2020, 4:27 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 16 2021 12:08 a.m.

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Record added: Feb. 25, 2015, 8:55 p.m.
Record updated: Oct. 5, 2020, 4:27 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Building a drug ontology based on RxNorm and other sources.

Hanna J,Joseph E,Brochhausen M,Hogan WR
J Biomed Semantics 2013

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Therapeutic indications and other use-case-driven updates in the drug ontology: anti-malarials, anti-hypertensives, opioid analgesics, and a large term request

Hogan WR, Hanna J, Hicks A, Amirova S, Bramblett B, Diller M, Enderez R, Modzelewski T, Vasconcelos M, Delcher C
Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017

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An accurate and precise representation of drug ingredients

Hanna J, Bian J, Hogan WR
Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2016

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OBO Foundry
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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  • UL1TR00142 (University of Florida)