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Re: blog: semantic dissonance in uniprot

From: Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2009 10:35:17 +0100
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To: "public-semweb-lifesci" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Eric wrote:
"After talking with many folks in industry over the last several months, it
is becoming quite clear that when dealing with a molecular reference, such
as uniprot or entrez-gene, we should also be treating it as a form of "proxy
of the thing" with something akin to transitivity"

Note that, to some degree, this is already done in the Neurocommons
Knowledge Base / the Banff HCLS Knowledge Base demo.

See http://sw.neurocommons.org/2007/sciencecommons.owl
Property "has_peptide_sequence_described_by" -- "relates a protein's primary
structure to the sequence entry in a protein record that describes it"
Domain: Protein
Range: Protein record

Matthias Samwald

DERI Galway, Ireland

Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution & Cognition Research, Austria
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