Special issue on bio-ontologies and phenotypes

J Biomed Semantics. 2015 Dec 17;6:40. doi: 10.1186/s13326-015-0040-2. eCollection 2015.


The bio-ontologies and phenotypes special issue includes eight papers selected from the 11 papers presented at the Bio-Ontologies SIG (Special Interest Group) and the Phenotype Day at ISMB (Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology) conference in Boston in 2014. The selected papers span a wide range of topics including the automated re-use and update of ontologies, quality assessment of ontological resources, and the systematic description of phenotype variation, driven by manual, semi- and fully automatic means.

Publication types

  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Biological Ontologies*
  • Humans
  • Phenotype*