SBGN bricks represent biomolecular or biological concepts. BKO formally associates bricks with the concepts they represent. BKO includes terms that describe concepts, the template bricks representing these concepts, and categories that gather bricks in a broader way.


This resource also uses SBO terms and resolves them, e.g.,

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Adrien Rougny   0000-0002-2118-035X   adrienrougny
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in SBGN Bricks data and ontology should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000204   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from SBGN Bricks data and ontology should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Charles Tapley Hoyt   0000-0003-4423-4370   cthoyt
Metaregistry SBGN Bricks data and ontology

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 2 mappings to external registries for this resource with 1 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL AberOWL logo aberowl BKO
BioPortal BioPortal Prefixes logo bioportal BKO

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 0000204 is used to demonstrate the providers available for SBGN Bricks data and ontology. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
SBGN Bricks data and ontology bko
Bioregistry bioregistry