Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. It is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet volunteers who write without pay.

Alternative Prefixes
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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Wikipedia should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifiers
SM_UB-81   Resolve
Pharyngeal_pouch_(embryology)   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

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

Example CURIEs
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Metaregistry Wikipedia

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 5 mappings to external registries for this resource with 2 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext WIKIPEDIA.EN
GO Gene Ontology Registry logo go Wikipedia logo miriam wikipedia.en
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t wikipedia.en
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons wikipedia

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 SM_UB-81 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Wikipedia. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Wikipedia wikipedia.en
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t
Extra Providers

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

Code Name URL
CURATOR_REVIEW Wikipedia structured content through DBpedia
bio2rdf Bio2RDF
volupedia Volupedia