he Interaction Network Ontology (INO) is an ontology in the domain of interactions and interaction networks. INO represents general and species-neutral types of interactions and interaction networks, and their related elements and relations. INO is a community-driven ontology, aligns with BFO, and is developed by following the OBO Foundry principles.

Preferred Prefix
life science molecular interaction network model obo ontology
Homepage Repository OWL
Yongqun Oliver He   0000-0001-9189-9661   yongqunh
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Interaction Network Ontology should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000003   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Interaction Network Ontology should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Metaregistry Interaction Network Ontology

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 7 mappings to external registries for this resource with 2 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL AberOWL logo aberowl INO
Biolink Biolink Model Registry logo biolink INO
BioPortal BioPortal Prefixes logo bioportal INO
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.mm72as
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry ino
OLS Ontology Lookup Service logo ols ino
OntoBee OntoBee logo ontobee INO
RDF Information

When using this resource in RDF, the following URI format should be used:



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 0000003 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Interaction Network Ontology. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Interaction Network Ontology ino http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/INO_0000003
Interaction Network Ontology (RDF) rdf http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/INO_0000003
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/ino:0000003
OBO Foundry obofoundry http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/INO_0000003
Ontology Lookup Service ols https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols4/ontologies/ino/terms?iri=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/INO_0000003
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal https://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/INO/?p=classes&conceptid=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/INO_0000003