Registry Biological Collections Ontology

An ontology to support the interoperability of biodiversity data, including data on museum collections, environmental/metagenomic samples, and ecological surveys.

Prefix
bco
Preferred Prefix
BCO
Version
2021-11-14
Links
Homepage OWL
Contact
rlwalls2008@gmail.com
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers
Missing LUI pattern
Example Local Unique Identifier
0000081   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES
Could not construct CURIE pattern
Example CURIE
BCO:0000081
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 5 mappings to external registries for bco.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal BCO
OBO Foundry obofoundry BCO
Ontology Lookup Service ols bco
OntoBee ontobee BCO
Prefix Commons prefixcommons BCO
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE bco:0000081 is used to demonstrate the provides available for bco. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Biological Collections Ontology bco http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BCO_0000081
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/bco:0000081
OBO Foundry obofoundry http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BCO_0000081
Ontology Lookup Service ols https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols/ontologies/bco/terms?iri=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BCO_0000081
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal https://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/BCO/?p=classes&conceptid=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BCO_0000081