Registry Information Artifact Ontology

An ontology of information entities, originally driven by work by the Ontology of Biomedical Investigation (OBI) digital entity and realizable information entity branch.

Prefix
iao
Preferred Prefix
IAO
Version
2020-12-09
Links
Homepage OWL
Contact
jiezheng@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

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

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000030   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Information Artifact Ontology should match this regular expression:
^IAO:\d{7}$

Example CURIE
IAO:0000030
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 8 mappings to external registries for iao.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal IAO
Gene Ontology Registry go IAO
Identifiers.org miriam iao
Name-to-Thing n2t iao
OBO Foundry obofoundry IAO
Ontology Lookup Service ols iao
OntoBee ontobee IAO
Prefix Commons prefixcommons IAO
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE iao:0000030 is used to demonstrate the provides available for iao. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Information Artifact Ontology iao http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/IAO_0000030
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/iao:0000030
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/IAO:0000030
OBO Foundry obofoundry http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/IAO_0000030
Ontology Lookup Service ols https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols/ontologies/iao/terms?iri=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/IAO_0000030
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/iao:0000030
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal https://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/IAO/?p=classes&conceptid=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/IAO_0000030