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ready Ontology of Physics for Biology


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The Ontology of Physics for Biology is a reference of classical physics as applied to the dynamics of biological systems. This resource provides a reference ontology of physical properties (e.g., pressure, chemical concentration) and principles (e.g., Ohm’s law, Ficke’s law) by which the physical meaning of biosimulation models may be annotated.

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Record updated: Oct. 23, 2016, 10:47 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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  • GM094503 (US National Institute of General Medical Sciences, (NIGMS))

  • R01 HL087706-01 (National Institutes of Health)


Physical properties of biological entities: an introduction to the ontology of physics for biology.

Cook DL,Bookstein FL,Gennari JH
PLoS One 2012

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Bridging Biological Ontologies and Biosimulation: The Ontology of Physics for Biology

Cook DL, Mejino JLV, Neal ML, Gennari JH.
AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008

Ontology of physics for biology: representing physical dependencies as a basis for biological processes.

Cook DL,Neal ML,Bookstein FL,Gennari JH
J Biomed Semantics 2013

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