Table 9

No. of classes and effort involved in the production of a number of manually curated ontologies.

Ontology

No. of classes

Subsumption axioms

Duration

Effort in hours


ABO

305

303

3 years

800

Normalisation of CTO

1110

2823

8 months

444

EFO

1420

1873

1 year

1440

InfluenzO

269

223

2.5 years

2900

BioPAX L1

28

67

2.5 years

9900

OBI

1366

2016

3 years

14,296

GO

26894

10 years

> 160 000


Brewster et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 5):S1   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-S5-S1

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