BioTools is a registry of databases and software with tools, services, and workflows for biological and biomedical research.

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Hans Ienasescu   0000-0001-9727-2544   hansioan
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in BioTools should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
bioregistry   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from BioTools should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
2015 Tools and data services registry: a community effort to document bioinformatics resources
Metaregistry BioTools

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 5 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext BIOTOOLS
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.63520c logo miriam biotools
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t biotools
re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories logo re3data r3d100013668

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier bioregistry is used to demonstrate the providers available for BioTools. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
BioTools biotools
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t