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Re: Advancing translational research with the Semantic Web

From: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 09:06:30 +0200
Message-ID: <464D5076.6050607@isb-sib.ch>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
CC: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> If you want to say that the protein is found in some tissue, that's what 
> should be said. However, in your email you wrote that the protein is 
> expressed in the tissue.

Sorry about that, should run a consistency checker on my outgoing mail :-)

> If it is know to be found in the tissue I would make the subclass be the 
> subclass of the protein each instance of which  is located in some 
> instance of the tissue. No processes involved at all.

You would use different representations depending on how well it is known?

> I don't think we can make due with core RDF features

Neither do I; just not enthusiastic about reimplementing core features...
Received on Friday, 18 May 2007 07:08:52 UTC

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