Tag Archives: UniProt

The Secret Names of Things

There is a belief among certain peoples in the world, that knowing the true name of a thing gives one some degree of power over it. One of the challenges for anyone writing software in a scientific setting, is figuring … Continue reading

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Adding Semantics to XML Schemas

Recently, I was working on a UniProt parser for the next BioGroovy release, and while looking through the UniProt schema I started to wonder why the elements in schemas weren’t annotated with references to ontologies?  Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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