About   Help   FAQ
The MGI survey is now closed.
Thanks for your support!
Glossary Term
Glossary Term Ontology
Definition To researchers interested in the representation of biological knowledge by computer programs and databases, "ontology" refers to a controlled vocabulary, or set of such vocabularies, used to describe biological features within a specified domain of biological knowledge.

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
Citing These Resources
Funding Information
Warranty Disclaimer & Copyright Notice
Send questions and comments to User Support.
last database update
01/20/2015
MGI 5.21
The Jackson Laboratory