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Nose to tail, roots to shoots: spatial descriptors for phenotypic diversity in the Biological Spatial Ontology

Wasila M Dahdul, Hong Cui, Paula M Mabee, Christopher J Mungall, David Osumi-Sutherland, Ramona L Walls, Melissa A Haendel
2014 Journal of Biomedical Semantics  
We developed the Biological Spatial Ontology (BSPO) to standardize the description of spatial and topological relationships across taxa to enable the discovery of comparable phenotypes.  ...  The BSPO is currently used by projects that require standardized anatomical descriptors for phenotype annotation and ontology integration across a diversity of taxa.  ...  Stevenson and Pankaj Jaiswal for discussions on plant spatial terminology. We thank Anya Broverman-Wray for her expert preparation of the illustrations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2041-1480-5-34 pmid:25140222 pmcid:PMC4137724 fatcat:twgbwlryszbwhfnwohfqjl6vqa

The Planarian Anatomy Ontology: A resource to connect data within and across experimental platforms [article]

Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Stephanie Nowotarski, Erin Davies, Sofia Robb, Eric Ross, Nicolas Matentzoglu, Viraj Doddihal, Mol Mir, Melainia McClain
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
The most current version contains over 800 terms that describe Smed anatomy from subcellular to system-level across all life cycle stages, in intact animals, and regenerating body fragments.  ...  Terms from other anatomy ontologies were imported into PLANA to promote ontology interoperability and comparative anatomy studies.  ...  M. et al. (2014) 'Nose to tail, roots to shoots: spatial descriptors for phenotypic diversity in the Biological Spatial Ontology', Journal of biomedical semantics, 5, p. 34 Davies, E.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.08.14.251579 fatcat:rbh3qv6snvcl7gfjkwoibcto6y

Abstracts from the Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences

2010 Chemical Senses  
Bilateral infusions of 7.5ll/naris of sterile ovalbumin (OVA; 1% in PBS) or PBS were made M-F for 6 or 11 wks, with defined breaks in the regimen to enhance allergic response intensity.  ...  of this study were to develop a murine model for allergic rhinitis (AR) induction and to analyze AR effects on the olfactory epithelium (OE) and, ultimately, on olfactory functional capabilities and effective  ...  )=2.05, p=0.03, one-tailed.  ... 
doi:10.1093/chemse/bjq071 fatcat:bhlqdbsexfb5na6oqr4v5dsaoq

JSE 36:1 Spring 2022 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E Erickson
2022 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Aims and Scope: The Journal of Scientific Exploration is an Open Access journal, which publishes material consistent with the Society's mission: to provide a professional forum for critical discussion  ...  Topics of interest cover a wide spectrum, ranging from apparent anomalies in well-established disciplines to rogue phenomena that seem to belong to no established discipline, as well as philosophical issues  ...  Special appreciation to Stephen Braude for his past service to the Journal, present support with the editorial transition, and ongoing mentorship to ensure my tenure will be successful.  ... 
doi:10.31275/20222613 fatcat:glf5blxdbbadrhqxo4lzdplkpq

Ecological Kinds and the Units of Conservation [article]

Christopher Lean, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
2019
These chapters together provide a framework for conservation science, which can then be applied to novel problems.  ...  I defend the position that biodiversity should represent taxonomy and be quantified in reference to phylogenetic structure.  ...  The rest of the microbe genome is relegated to the descriptor of "accessory genes".  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d7a261999c91 fatcat:csf624gymja5rdvv5rvhltgasu

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie e.V

2013 Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology  
Acknowledgement: This work has been financially supported by DFG and Tubitak with a travel stipend to Aylin Üstündag. [1] Yu, P., Constien, R., Dear, N., Katan, M., Hanke, P., Bunney, T.D., Kunder, S.,  ...  Their biological functions were described using a dynamic, controlled vocabulary of clearly defined broader and respectively narrower terms presented in the Gene Ontology (GO) database.  ...  Methods: In order to compare the inhalation toxicity of the mentioned carbon-based nanomaterials, male Wistar rats were exposed head-nose to atmospheres of the respective materials for 6 hours per day  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00210-013-0832-9 pmid:23334796 fatcat:vp56yyyimzfgdgrczauhpodxou

Diaspora Citation: Choreographing Belonging in the Black Arts Movement [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, University, My, Kariamu Welsh-Asante
2020
In their refusals of the terms for belonging to the 'human' (i.e. normative subjectivity), the dance artists of the [...]  ...  I define diaspora citation as a choreographic strategy that critiques the terms for belonging to the figure of the 'human,' conceived in Western modernity through property in the person, as white, Western  ...  for contributions to concert dance from diverse subject positions and locations.  ... 
doi:10.34944/dspace/3790 fatcat:633a6icx7nh3pbqwyvkzwlqn3e

Architectures of raciality : racial grids and the convergences of the racial nonhuman in Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia [article]

Michelle Siobhan O'Brien
2016
This dissertation examines the emergence of racial grids, which define and organize categories of racial difference in relation to one another in a hierarchical manner, in Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia  ...  Drawing the work of Denise Ferreira da Silva, Frantz Fanon, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida, this dissertation theorizes a figuration called the racial nonhuman in order to analyze how race organizes  ...  rooted in the visual truth-value accorded to quasi-biological distinctions between different human groupings" (40). 80 Da Silva proposes that race continues to "demarcate an entire (social symbolic) region  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0320888 fatcat:w7k2fw37bbhzbdwta2do72eufy

Sabiston_columbia_0054D_16717.pdf [article]

2021
FASD is typically raised as an ethical problem in the criminal justice system, provoking important questions as to whether we punish crimes (for which one is culpable) or disabilities (for which one is  ...  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Fear of Indigenous (dis)Order: New Medico-Legal Alliances for Capturing and Managing Indigenous Life in Canada Leslie Sabiston While accounting for less than 5 percent  ...  Comack enforcing the expulsion of this ontological threat in ways that make perfect sense as an extra-, but inevitably judicial, form of enforcing jurisdiction and spatial ownership. 48 To this day  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-0xvw-zk61 fatcat:aoir3vq4gfe3fjkzjrog4trcwu

ALVA-Tagung, Seminarhotel Wesenufer

Univ.-Doz, Gerhard Bedlan, Mag Astrid, Plenk Druck
2017 unpublished
To find out the best suitable spatial interpolation method (minimum prediction error) for soil drift deposition data, we tested the prediction errors from spatial interpolation methods used in the past  ...  For such data, we need to know more details, the centre of skewed data is more adequately described by the median and the crucial (upper) tail behaviour is fully described by the quantiles and this is  ...  FOLLAK S, 2008 Abstract For the first time it was possible to develop a specific method to detect Carla-and Badnavirus in birch by molecular methods.  ... 
fatcat:cr6uv66cqjezxabymv4tdxu7xy

Unmaking – against general applicability [article]

Viktor Bedö, Merle Ibach, Michaela Büsse, Felix Gerloff, Shintaro Miyazaki, Jamie Allen, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Loes Bogers, Letizia Chiappini
2020
Acknowledgements The author would like to express their gratitude to the young makers in the U.K. and in China whom they spoke to, gained guidance from and co-created with throughout the Shùjùxiàn process  ...  Responding to these challenges will be key for creating an alternative space that is not confined to the logics of digital universalism.  ...  Finally, we want to note that the value of the term critical making is not that it replaces other descriptors of critical hybrid conceptual/material practice, but instead that it works to connect the diversity  ... 
doi:10.26041/fhnw-3545 fatcat:zfxzjoxm65e75gitsaibnc5xuq

Sounding Kin: A Queer-Feminist Thinking of Free Improvisation

Hannah Reardon-Smith, University, My, Vanessa Tomlinson
2021
The sweaty concept of "free", however, becomes a prompt to reckon with complicity.  ...  of "freedom" in free improvisation, its history and its situated meaning for a queer-feminist white settler musicker on stolen, unceded Aboriginal land; and the possibilities of collaboration founded  ...  Acknowledgements years, for all the people and places and experiences and things that have brought me to this point. I am touch them and change; they change.  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/4413 fatcat:dya7p7un7rddno2wk7nbkm556i

Producing the Whitestream: Micropolitics and the Persistence of Colonialism in Canada

Andreas Krebs, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
2013
I hold that colonialism lies at the root of contemporary issues of identity, diversity, pluralism, multiculturalism, citizenship and belonging in Canada.  ...  Canadian scholarly work has examined the problem of colonialism in relation to history, theory, and in terms of justice and the law.  ...  putative separation from the racial descriptor white.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-20099 fatcat:a7aka4fe35ffdp2sq4xxj66s7i