An ontology covering the anatomy of Porifera (sponges)

fig1 (figure from Boury-Esnault N, Rützler K: Thesaurus of Sponge Morphology. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press; 1997)

Citing

Thacker, R. W., Díaz, M. C., Kerner, A., Vignes-Lebbe, R., Segerdell, E., Haendel, M. a, & Mungall, C. J. (2014). The Porifera Ontology (PORO): enhancing sponge systematics with an anatomy ontology. Journal of Biomedical Semantics, 5(1), 39. doi:10.1186/2041-1480-5-39

Browse

The ontology can be browsed in OntoBee

Example entry points:

  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PORO_0000017 spicule
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PORO_0000029 spongin

Download

This ontology is available from

  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/poro.owl
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/poro.obo

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