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Re: Is there an NCBI taxonomy in OWL ?

From: Erick Antezana <erant@psb.ugent.be>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 21:50:32 +0100
Message-ID: <49A5AF18.1080705@psb.ugent.be>
To: Andrea Splendiani <andrea.splendiani@bbsrc.ac.uk>
CC: public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, Vladimir Mironov <vladimir.mironov@bio.ntnu.no>, Martin Kuiper <martin.kuiper@bio.ntnu.no>
Hi Andrea,
  you can find an RDF at


and play with it from:


I would also recommend taking a look at the work of Schulz et al:



Andrea Splendiani wrote:
> Hi,
> I was looking for an NCBI Taxnomoy in OWL, but I didn't find it (or 
> better, could find fragment from other projects...)
> What is strange though, is that on the obo foundry website 
> (berkeleybop.org/ontologies) there are notes on the ncbi taxonomy 
> representation in owl... but not the representation itself.
> Does anybody have some hint about where I can fin an OWL version ? Or 
> even an RDF version ? Even better would a sparql endpoint containing 
> it...
> best,
> Andrea Splendiani
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