WormBase is an online bioinformatics database of the biology and genome of the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans and other nematodes. It is used by the C. elegans research community both as an information resource and as a mode to publish and distribute their results. This collection references WormBase-accessioned entities.

Preferred Prefix
Alternative Prefixes
WB_REF wb wormbase
anatomy gene genome life science
Homepage @wormbase
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Wormbase Gene should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
WBGene00000001   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

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

Example CURIE
Metaregistry Wormbase Gene

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 12 mappings to external registries for wormbase with 9 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext WormBase
Biolink Biolink Model Registry logo biolink WBVocab
EDAM EDAM Ontology logo edam 1805
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.zx1td8
GO Gene Ontology Registry logo go WB_REF
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org logo miriam wb
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t wb
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry logo ncbi WormBase
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons wormbase
re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories logo re3data r3d100010424
UniProt UniProt Cross-ref database logo uniprot DB-0110
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P3860

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE wormbase:WBGene00000001 is used to demonstrate the provides available for wormbase. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Wormbase Gene wormbase https://www.wormbase.org/get?name=WBGene00000001
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/wormbase:WBGene00000001
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/wb:WBGene00000001
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/wb:WBGene00000001
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here.

Code Name URL
agr WormBase through the Alliance of Genome Resources https://www.alliancegenome.org/gene/WB:WBGene00000001
bio2rdf Bio2RDF http://bio2rdf.org/wormbase:WBGene00000001
wormbase.c_elegans WormBase C. Elegans Gene Portal http://www.wormbase.org/species/c_elegans/gene/WBGene00000001