Table 3

Some properties of the relations in the OBO Relation Ontology

Relation

Transitive

Symmetric

Reflexive

Antisymmetric


is_a

+

-

+

+

part_of

+

-

+

+

located_in

+

-

+

-

contained_in

-

-

-

-

adjacent_to

-

-

-

-

transformation_of

+

-

-

-

derives_ from

+

-

-

-

preceded_by

+

-

-

-

has_participant

-

-

-

-

has_agent

-

-

-

-


Smith et al. Genome Biology 2005 6:R46   doi:10.1186/gb-2005-6-5-r46

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