Biolookup Service

The Biolookup Service provides metadata and ontological information about biomedical entities based on their compact identifiers (CURIEs).

Resources

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Names

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Alternative IDs

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Definitions

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Species

Examples

It has a single endpoint /api/lookup/<curie> that gives back JSON. Here are a few examples:

CURIE Description
DOID:14330 🟒 exact
doid:14330 🟒 capitalization variant
DO:14330 🟒 synonym identified in metaregistry
GO:0000501 🟒 secondary identifier mapped
GO:GO:0000501 🟒 banana problem mapped
apo:0000155 🟑 able to look up name, but prefix is not listed on Identifiers.org
wikidata:Q11085 🟑 able to generate Identifiers.org link, but name unavailable
DOID:00000 πŸ”΄ valid prefix, but invalid identifier
NNN:00000 πŸ”΄ invalid prefix