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Type: MaterialSample

A sample is a limited quantity of something (e.g. an individual or set of individuals from a population, or a portion of a substance) to be used for testing, analysis, inspection, investigation, demonstration, or trial use. [SIO]

URI: biolink:MaterialSample

OBI:0000747

SIO:001050


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Identifier prefixes

  • BIOSAMPLE
  • GOLD.META

Parents

  • is_a: NamedThing - a databased entity or concept/class

Uses Mixins

  • mixin: SubjectOfInvestigation - An entity that has the role of being studied in an investigation, study, or experiment
  • mixin: PhysicalEntity - An entity that has physical properties such as mass, volume, or charge

Referenced by class

Attributes

Own

  • has attribute 0..*
    • Description: connects any named thing to an attribute
    • range: Attribute
    • in subsets: (samples)

Inherited from named thing:

  • id REQ
    • Description: A unique identifier for a thing. Must be either a CURIE shorthand for a URI or a complete URI
    • range: String
    • in subsets: (translator_minimal)
  • name REQ
    • Description: A human-readable name for a thing
    • range: LabelType
    • in subsets: (translator_minimal)
  • category 1..*
    • Description: Name of the high level ontology class in which this entity is categorized. Corresponds to the label for the biolink entity type class. In a neo4j database this MAY correspond to the neo4j label tag
    • range: CategoryType
    • in subsets: (translator_minimal)

Other properties

     
Aliases:   biospecimen
    sample
    biosample
    physical sample
Mappings:   OBI:0000747
    SIO:001050