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Table 1 A summary of the ontologies that have been identified as covering content areas of relevance for eNanoMapper

From: eNanoMapper: harnessing ontologies to enable data integration for nanomaterial risk assessment

Ontology detail Availability Primary content and focus
NanoParticle Ontology (NPO), [5] http://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/NPO Nanomaterial types, properties and experiments
Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI), [6] http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/ Chemical compounds, groups and roles, and nanomaterial types
Chemical information ontology (CHEMINF), [7] http://code.google.com/p/semanticchemistry/ Chemical qualities and descriptors, both calculated and measured
Chemical Methods Ontology (CHMO) http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CHMO Chemical processes and experimental methods
Physico-Chemical Process Ontology (REX) http: //www.obofoundry.org/cgi-bin/detail.cgi?id=rex Chemical processes and experimental methods
Unit Ontology (UO), [8] http://code.google.com/p/unit-ontology/ Units for measured or calculated quantities
Phenotype and Quality Ontology (PATO), [9] https://code.google.com/p/pato/ Qualities and phenotypes
Ontology for Biomedical Investigations (OBI), [10] http://obi-ontology.org/ Experiments and assays
BioAssay Ontology (BAO), [11] http://bioassayontology.org/ Experiments and assays
Gene Ontology (GO), [12] http://amigo.geneontology.org/ Molecular functions, biological processes and cellular components
Protein Ontology (PRO), [13] http://pir.georgetown.edu/pro/pro.shtml Proteins and protein complexes
Cell Ontology (CL), [14] https://code.google.com/p/cell-ontology/ Cell types
Cell Culture Ontology (CCONT), [15] http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CCONT Cell lines
UBERON, [16] http://uberon.org Multi-species anatomy
Environment Ontology (ENVO), [17] http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/ENVO Environments such as soil and sediment
Ontology of Adverse Events (OAE), [18] http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/OAE Adverse events of a medical nature