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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Hi All –<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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I would like to sign up for notifications of new notes/changes for the
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color:#1F497D'>Thanks!<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>
ncbo-everyone-bounces@mailman.stanford.edu
[mailto:ncbo-everyone-bounces@mailman.stanford.edu] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Trish
Whetzel<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, June 09, 2010 12:23 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> ncbo-everyone@mailman.stanford.edu<br>
<b>Subject:</b> BioPortal 2.5 Released<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;margin-bottom:14.0pt;
text-autospace:none'><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>The
National Center for Biomedical Ontology is pleased to announce the release of <b>BioPortal
2.5</b>, 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 (</span></span><a href="http://bioportal.bioontology.org/"><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt;color:#084FAE'>http://bioportal.bioontology.org</span></span></a><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>) 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.</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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text-autospace:none'><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>Major
new features in this release include the following:</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>-      
Support for <b>structured notes and term requests</b>: 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.</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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Support for <b>email notifications</b> 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 </span></span><a href="mailto:support@bioontology.org"><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt;color:#084FAE'>support@bioontology.org</span></span></a><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>.  We will have an
interactive form to sign-up for notifications shortly.) </span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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14.0pt;margin-left:48.0pt;text-indent:-24.0pt;text-autospace:none'><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>-      
A set of prototype Web services to generate <b>RDF representation for terms</b>
in ontologies in BioPortal (see documentation [1] for details).</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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14.0pt;margin-left:48.0pt;text-indent:-24.0pt;text-autospace:none'><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>-      
A prototype end-point for SPARQL access to all ontologies in BioPortal: <a
href="http://sparql.bioontology.org">http://sparql.bioontology.org</a>  </span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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14.0pt;margin-left:48.0pt;text-indent:-24.0pt;text-autospace:none'><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>-      
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.
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14.0pt;margin-left:48.0pt;text-indent:-24.0pt;text-autospace:none'><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>-      
New ontology widgets that developers can embed on their Web sites, including an
<b>ontology tree widget</b> that allows Web-site authors to present a display
of an ontology or an ontology subtree for any BioPortal ontology in any Web
page. </span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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14.0pt;margin-left:48.0pt;text-indent:-24.0pt;text-autospace:none'><span
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A preview release of <b>Bio-Mixer</b>, a mashup tool that provides extremely
flexible browsing and exploration of ontologies and their mappings</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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text-autospace:none'><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt'> [1]
</span></span><a
href="http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/NCBO_REST_services"><span
class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.5pt;color:#084FAE'>http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/NCBO_REST_services</span></span></a><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;
font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif"'>Trish Whetzel, PhD</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";
color:black'>The National Center for Biomedical Ontology<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'>Ph: 650-721-2378<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><a href="http://www.bioontology.org">http://www.bioontology.org</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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