Logo for Vaccine Ontology The Vaccine Ontology (VO) is a community-based biomedical ontology in the domain of vaccine and vaccination. VO aims to standardize vaccine types and annotations, integrate various vaccine data, and support computer-assisted reasoning. The VO supports basic vaccine R&D and clincal vaccine usage. VO is being developed as a community-based ontology with support and collaborations from the vaccine and bio-ontology communities.

Preferred Prefix
biological process biomedical science immunology obo ontology pathobiochemistry pathogen small molecule vaccination vaccine
Homepage Repository OWL
Yongqunh He   0000-0001-9189-9661   yongqunh
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Vaccine Ontology should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000093   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

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

Example CURIE

A summary of the relations in the Bioregistry schema can be found here.

Appears In (1) (bioregistry.schema:0000018 )
In Collection
ASKEM Epidemiology Prefixes
Metaregistry Vaccine Ontology

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 9 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL AberOWL logo aberowl VO
BioContext biocontext VO
BioPortal BioPortal Prefixes logo bioportal VO
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.zwtww5
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry vo
OLS Ontology Lookup Service logo ols vo
OntoBee OntoBee logo ontobee VO
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons vo
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P1928
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 0000093 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Vaccine Ontology. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Vaccine Ontology vo http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VO_0000093
Vaccine Ontology (RDF) rdf http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VO_0000093
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/vo:0000093
OBO Foundry obofoundry http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VO_0000093
Ontology Lookup Service ols https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols4/ontologies/vo/terms?iri=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VO_0000093
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal https://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/VO/?p=classes&conceptid=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VO_0000093
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here. These are typically inherited from Identifiers.org or Prefix Commons, and need extra curation.

Code Name URL
bio2rdf Bio2RDF http://bio2rdf.org/vo:0000093