What is an ontology?
An ontology is a hierachical, organized dictionary of terms. It provides a standard set of labels for researchers to apply to genes, and its structure allows for reasoning about terms.
Which ontologies does GREAT provide?
GREAT uses numerous ontologies covering a wide range of topics, which allows you to examine many aspects of your input set. Currently, GREAT includes the Gene Ontology (GO) and other ontologies covering Michael: update list phenotypes and human disease, pathways, protein domains, paralog families, DNA motifs, and gene expression. Specifically, GREAT uses:Michael: link to a specific page on each ontology