OIDs provide a persistent identification of objects based on a hierarchical structure of Registration Authorities (RA), where each parent has an object identifier and allocates object identifiers to child nodes.

Prefix
oid
Links
Homepage
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern
^[\d.]+$
Namespace in Pattern
False
Example Identifier
2.16.840   Resolve
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 2 mappings to external registries for oid.

Registry Name Metaprefix Metaidentifier
Identifiers.org miriam oid
Name-to-Thing n2t oid
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE oid:2.16.840 is used to demonstrate the provides available for oid. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URL
OID Repository oid http://www.oid-info.com/cgi-bin/display?oid=2.16.840&submit=Display&action=display
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/oid:2.16.840
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/oid:2.16.840
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/oid:2.16.840