EFO

Experimental Factor Ongology
  • experimental factor1
  • obsolete class20
URI
http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0000001
Label
experimental factor
Comment
Concept naming convention is lower case natural naming with spaces, when necessary captials should be used, for example disease factor, HIV, breast carcinoma, Ewing's sarcoma
term editor
James Malone
Tomasz Adamusiak
Helen Parkinson
Jie Zheng
alternative_term
ExperimentalFactor
definition
An experimental factor in Array Express which are essentially the variable aspects of an experiment design which can be used to describe an experiment, or set of experiments, in an increasingly detailed manner. This upper level class is really used to give a root class from which applications can rely on and not be tied to upper ontology classses which do change.
MO_definition_citation
MO:10
http://www.geneontology.org/formats/oboInOwl#created_by
Helen Parkinson
James Malone
Tomasz Adamusiak
http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/bioportal_provenance
ExperimentalFactor[accessedResource: MO_10][accessDate: 05-04-2011]
http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/organizational_class
true