Plant Ontology Release 0907 (#8) - September 2007

Release Notes Archive

Plant Ontology Release# 0907 September 2007

Plant Ontology Database

Website updates

* New version of PO browser (AmiGO)

    - New interface

    - New users guide

    - New features: add "GO" (Gene Ontology) association
to Arabidopsis genes

* POC website updates

    - add "Request PO terms" feature on navigation menu

    - add "POC Outreach Activities" link in
"Documentation" page

    - Update "Tutorial"

    - Update "Mail Archives"

    - Update PO website usage statistics


Ontology updates

Number of terms:

Total terms 1109
Total children terms in Plant structure 833
New children terms in Plant structure 5
Total children terms in Plant growth and development 274
New children terms in Plant growth and development 1

New children terms in Plant Structure:

PO ID Term name
PO:0008011 embryo vascular system
PO:0008012 stigma vascular system
PO:0008013 anther vascular system
PO:0008014 filament vascular system
PO:0008015 hypocotyl vascular system

New children terms in Plant Growth and Development Stages:

PO ID Term name
PO:0007037 inflorescence bifurcation stage

Associations / Aannotations

Number of associations/annotations:

Total number of associations 32104
Number of associations NEW 204
Total number of unique objects (genes & germplasms) 15859
Number of unique objects NEW 52

Number of associations from:

TAIR (Arabidopsis)
(Note: Removed 45 associations and 8 unique objects from previous release)
6241
NASC (Arabidopsis) 1897
Gramene (rice) 21371
MaizeGDB (maize) 2595