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[bioontology-support] FW: BioPortal 2.5 Released

Paul R Alexander palexander at
Thu Jun 17 11:53:15 PDT 2010

  Ok, your email has been changed. For future reference, your user id 
is: sobolevnrm

Let me know if you have other questions or problems.

Paul Alexander
Web / UI Developer
NCBO BioPortal

On 6/16/10 7:25 PM, Baker, Nathan wrote:
> Hi Paul --
> Thanks a lot for your help. Would you mind changing my email address 
> to nathan.baker at
> Thanks again,
> Nathan
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From*: Paul R Alexander <palexander at>
> *To*: Baker, Nathan
> *Cc*: support at <support at>
> *Sent*: Wed Jun 16 18:24:32 2010
> *Subject*: Re: [bioontology-support] FW: BioPortal 2.5 Released
> Nathan,
> We've just activated notifications and have added you to the 
> subscription list for NPO. The account we have for you is registered 
> with an email address of baker at, so you may want to 
> login to BioPortal to change that if it should be different (or let us 
> know if you have problems and we can change it for you).
> Currently we're only sending email notifications when users add notes 
> to an ontology. Please let us know if there are other types of 
> notifications that you would like to receive and we'll see if we can 
> add them.
> Let me know if you have any questions.
> Thanks,
> Paul Alexander
> Web / UI Developer
> NCBO BioPortal
> On 6/9/10 12:37 PM, Baker, Nathan wrote:
>> Hi All –
>> I would like to sign up for notifications of new notes/changes for 
>> the NanoParticle Ontology.
>> Thanks!
>> *From:* ncbo-everyone-bounces at 
>> [mailto:ncbo-everyone-bounces at] *On Behalf Of 
>> *Trish Whetzel
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 09, 2010 12:23 PM
>> *To:* ncbo-everyone at
>> *Subject:* BioPortal 2.5 Released
>> The National Center for Biomedical Ontology is pleased to announce 
>> the release of *BioPortal 2.5*, a Web-based platform for browsing, 
>> visualizing, mapping, and commenting on biomedical ontologies and 
>> terminologies.  Our new release of BioPortal includes many new 
>> features, Web services, and bug fixes.  BioPortal 
>> ( 
>> <>) is a comprehensive repository of 
>> biomedical ontologies that enables users to access and share 
>> ontologies that are actively used in biomedical communities. Users 
>> can publish their ontologies in BioPortal, link ontologies to each 
>> other, review ontologies and comment on specific terms, list projects 
>> that use ontologies, annotate textual metadata with ontologies, and 
>> use Web services to incorporate ontologies or their components into 
>> their software applications.
>> Major new features in this release include the following:
>> -       Support for *structured notes and term requests*: Users can 
>> now use BioPortal to request that content developers add new terms.  
>> BioPortal provides a structured template for making such requests, 
>> allowing users to suggest preferred names, synonyms, and definitions 
>> for the requested terms. BioPortal stores the requests as structured 
>> notes that are attached to the ontology and that other ontology 
>> tools, such as Protégé, will be able to use.
>> -       Support for *email notifications* to interested parties 
>> whenever a BioPortal user creates new notes for an ontology of 
>> interest. (If you would like to subscribe to notifications about a 
>> particular ontology, please send email to support at 
>> <mailto:support at>.  We will have an interactive form 
>> to sign-up for notifications shortly.)
>> -       A set of prototype Web services to generate *RDF 
>> representation for terms* in ontologies in BioPortal (see 
>> documentation [1] for details).
>> -       A prototype end-point for SPARQL access to all ontologies in 
>> BioPortal:
>> -       A set of Web services for retrieving instance information for 
>> OWL ontologies [1]. We are planning to release a user interface for 
>> viewing instances shortly.
>> -       New ontology widgets that developers can embed on their Web 
>> sites, including an *ontology tree widget* that allows Web-site 
>> authors to present a display of an ontology or an ontology subtree 
>> for any BioPortal ontology in any Web page.
>> -       A preview release of *Bio-Mixer*, a mashup tool that provides 
>> extremely flexible browsing and exploration of ontologies and their 
>> mappings
>>  [1]
>> Trish Whetzel, PhD
>> Outreach Coordinator
>> The National Center for Biomedical Ontology
>> Ph: 650-721-2378
>> whetzel at <mailto:whetzel at>
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