Aims to standardize the annotation of experimental conditions in microbial data repositories. MCO provides growth conditions terms together with their definitions, synonyms, references, and higher-level relations. The terms offered by the ontology can unambiguously define and tag each attribute of a particular experimental condition in order to systematize the annotation. It was created with simple ontological terms to describe elementary components.
Programa de Genómica Computacional, Centro de Ciencias Genómicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
MCO funding source(s)
Supported by the National Institutes of Health [grant number R01GM110597-3] and FOINS CONACyT Fronteras de la Ciencia [project 15]; by a doctoral student from Programa de Doctorado en Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and received fellowship 576333 from CONACYT.