Table 1

Translation of OBO aspects into OWL.

OBO stanza

OWL

Required/Optional


name

OWL-DL class name

required

id

Extra-logical

required

alt_id

Extra-logical

optional

namespace

OWL namespace

optional

definition

Extra-logical

optional

comment

Extra-logical

optional

subset

Extra-logical

optional

related_synonym

"Some values from" restriction on related_synonym

optional

exact_synonym

Equivalent class

optional

broad_synonym

Superclass

optional

narrow_synonym

Subclass

optional

xref_analog

Extra-logical

optional

xref_unknown

Extra-logical

optional

is_a

Subclass

optional

relationship

"Some values from" restriction on object property

optional

is_obsolete

Extra-logical

optional

use_term

Object property

optional

domain

domain

optional

range

range

optional

is_cyclic

(see Section 6)

optional

is_transitive

transitive

optional

is_symmetric

symmetric

optional


Aranguren et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2007 8:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-8-57

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