The upper level ontology upon which OBO Foundry ontologies are built.

Prefix
bfo
Preferred Prefix
BFO
Version
2019-08-26
Links
Homepage OBO OWL
Contact
phismith@buffalo.edu
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Basic Formal Ontology should match this regular expression:
^\d{7}$

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000001   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Basic Formal Ontology should match this regular expression:
^BFO:\d{7}$

Example CURIE
BFO:0000001
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 6 mappings to external registries for bfo.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal BFO
Gene Ontology Registry go BFO
OBO Foundry obofoundry BFO
Ontology Lookup Service ols bfo
OntoBee ontobee BFO
Prefix Commons prefixcommons BFO
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE bfo:0000001 is used to demonstrate the provides available for bfo. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Basic Formal Ontology bfo http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/bfo:0000001
OBO Foundry obofoundry http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001
Ontology Lookup Service ols https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols/ontologies/bfo/terms?iri=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal https://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/BFO/?p=classes&conceptid=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001