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ready Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology

Abbreviation: CMPO

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Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology (CMPO) is a species neutral ontology for describing general phenotypic observations relating to the whole cell, cellular components, cellular processes and cell populations

How to cite this record CMPO; Cellular Microscopy Phenotype Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 13, 2020, 9:30 a.m.; Last accessed: Sep 20 2021 2:56 a.m.

Publication for citation  The cellular microscopy phenotype ontology. Jupp S,Malone J,Burdett T,Heriche JK,Williams E,Ellenberg J,Parkinson H,Rustici G; J Biomed Semantics ; 2016; 10.1186/s13326-016-0074-0;

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Record added: Sept. 17, 2015, 9:11 a.m.
Record updated: Feb. 13, 2020, 9:30 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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The cellular microscopy phenotype ontology.

Jupp S,Malone J,Burdett T,Heriche JK,Williams E,Ellenberg J,Parkinson H,Rustici G
J Biomed Semantics 2016

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Related Databases (2)
MitoCheck aims to integrate information on cellular function of human genes while giving access to supporting information such as microscopy images of phenotypes.

Image Data Resource
IDR is a prototype platform for publishing, mining and integrating bioimaging data at scale, following the Euro-BioImaging/ELIXIR imaging strategy using the OMERO and Bio-Formats open source software built by the Open Microscopy Environment. Deployed on an OpenStack cloud running on the EMBL-EBI’s Embassy resource, it includes image data linked to independent studies from genetic, RNAi, chemical, localisation and geographic high content screens, super-resolution microscopy, and digital pathology.

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Grant Number(s)

  • BB/M018423/1 (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK)

  • EU FP7 258068 (Systems Microscopy Network of Excellence, European Union)

  • EU FP7 284209 (BioMedBridges, Europe)