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[bioontology-support] [BioPortal] Feedback from Mark Williams
whimar at ohsu.edu
Thu Jul 22 11:47:11 PDT 2021
The UMLS Metathesaurus vocabulary documentation for the NCBI Taxonomy indicates that it does not include concepts below the species level in the taxonomy, and Canis lupis familiaris is a subspecies of the Canis lupus species. So yes, the UMLS Metathesaurus version of the NCBI Taxonomy is not complete.
Marijane White, M.S.L.I.S.
Data and Research Engagement Librarian, Assistant Professor
Oregon Health & Science University Library
Email: whimar at ohsu.edu
On 7/22/21, 10:55 AM, "bioontology-support on behalf of mwilliam" <bioontology-support-bounces at lists.stanford.edu on behalf of mwilliam at ebi.ac.uk> wrote:
The term exists here:
Also in the NCBI Taxonomy browser:
So it could well be that the version of NCBITAXON accessed by bioportal
On 2021-07-22 18:18, Jennifer Leigh Vendetti wrote:
> Hello Mark,
>> On Jul 21, 2021, at 8:47 AM, support at bioontology.org wrote:
>> The NCBITAXON term for dog, Canis lupus familiaris, is not returned.
> We import the NCBI Taxonomy from the National Library of Medicine’s
> UMLS Metathesaurus. I used their browser software to search for the
> term you listed above of "Canis lupus familiaris”. I only see one
> result where this string occurs: "Wolbachia endosymbiont of Canis
> lupus familiaris” (screenshot below). This matches what BioPortal
> returns if you execute the same search against our NCBITAXON entry.
> Could you offer more clarification on what you expected to see here?
> UMLS Metathesaurus browser search result:
> BioPortal search result:
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