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[bioontology-support] ABA view

Trish Whetzel whetzel at
Tue Apr 26 17:18:19 PDT 2011

The instances are loaded and accessible via the Web services, e.g. Search, Instance services and the Form autocomplete widget. However, the UI does not currently display instances. This work is planned for later this year.  


On Apr 26, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Sridevi Polavaram wrote:

> Hi Trish:
> The view is now accessible from bioportal. However, I have noticed that the OWL individual classes that I have instantiated to the OWL classes, they are not shown! 
> When I open this file in Protege4.0, it shows everything including the individual classes. Do you know if this is the bioportal parser issue or do you have certain criteria for parsing these OWL files!? 
> Thanks
> Sridevi
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Trish Whetzel <whetzel at>
> Date: Sunday, April 24, 2011 6:20 pm
> Subject: Re: ABA view
>> After logging into BioPortal, you are able to upload a View of the 
>> Allen Brain Atlas:
>>  It would 
>> be better to have you upload the View, since your account will then 
>> become designated as the Admin for the View.
>> If interested, the Mapping Master plugin for Protege might be able 
>> to help convert your Excel file into a OWL file you can upload. 
>> Trish 
>> On Apr 24, 2011, at 10:05 AM, Sridevi Polavaram wrote:
>>> Hi Trish:
>>> I have a request to make. First of all I want to upload a lite 
>> version of NMOABA_V1.0.owl, which is a custom version of Allen 
>> Brain Atlas (ABA) ontology for NeuroMorpho.Org (NMO). Please let me 
>> know If I should send you the owl file along with the meta data 
>> information? It should be fine, if you can add this as a view for 
>> ABA. Just like for the NCBI species taxonomy, I would be using the 
>> ontology ID, and auto completion services.
>>> P.S.: Sorry for not getting back to you earlier on suggestions 
>> for views. The problem is, at the moment, I am working with other 
>> ontologies, but they are not in OBO or OWL format. Most of them are 
>> in XML and Excel formats. I am fishing for feasible ways to 
>> structure them in ontology formats. For now, NCBI and ABA are the 
>> two resources that I am happy to use via bioportal. 
>>> Thanks
>>> Sridevi

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