Class: Inheritance

The pattern or ‘mode’ in which a particular genetic trait or disorder is passed from one generation to the next, e.g. autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, etc.

URI: biolink:Inheritance



  • is_a: Attribute - A property or characteristic of an entity. For example, an apple may have properties such as color, shape, age, crispiness. An environmental sample may have attributes such as depth, lat, long, material.


Inherited from attribute:

  • has attribute type REQ
    • Description: connects an attribute to a class that describes it
    • range: OntologyClass
    • in subsets: (samples)
  • has quantitative value 0..*
    • Description: connects an attribute to a value
    • range: QuantityValue
    • in subsets: (samples)
  • has qualitative value OPT
    • Description: connects an attribute to a value
    • range: NamedThing
    • in subsets: (samples)
  • attribute➞name OPT
    • Description: The human-readable ‘attribute name’ can be set to a string which reflects its context of interpretation, e.g. SEPIO evidence/provenance/confidence annotation or it can default to the name associated with the ‘has attribute type’ slot ontology term.
    • range: LabelType

Inherited from resource mixin:

  • iri OPT
    • Description: An IRI for the node. This is determined by the id using expansion rules.
    • range: IriType
    • in subsets: (translator_minimal,samples)
  • name OPT
    • Description: A human-readable name for a thing
    • range: LabelType
    • in subsets: (translator_minimal,samples)
  • source OPT
    • Description: a lightweight analog to the association class ‘has provider’ slot, which is the string name, or the authoritative (i.e. database) namespace, designating the origin of the entity to which the slot belongs.
    • range: LabelType
    • in subsets: (translator_minimal)

Other properties

Exact Mappings:   HP:0000005