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Change to the cross-references to ABCD

On June 17, 2020

We will introduce an additional field in the cross-references to the ABCD (AntiBodies Chemically Defined) database, a manually curated depository of sequenced antibodies. This will allow us to specify the number of sequenced antibodies available for a given protein in UniProtKB.

Text format

Example: O75084

Current format:

DR   ABCD; O75084; -.

New format:

DR   ABCD; O75084; 10 sequenced antibodies.

XML format

Example: O75084

Current format:

<dbReference type="ABCD" id="O75084"/>

New format:

<dbReference type="ABCD" id="O75084"/>
  <property type="antibodies" value="10 sequenced antibodies"/>
</dbReference>

This change does not affect the XSD, but may nevertheless require code changes.

RDF format

Example: O75084

Current format

uniprot:O75084
  rdfs:seeAlso <http://purl.uniprot.org/abcd/O75084> .
<http://purl.uniprot.org/abcd/O75084>
  rdf:type up:Resource ;
  up:database <http://purl.uniprot.org/database/ABCD> .

New format:

uniprot:O75084
  rdfs:seeAlso <http://purl.uniprot.org/abcd/O75084> .
<http://purl.uniprot.org/abcd/O75084>
  rdf:type up:Resource ;
  up:database <http://purl.uniprot.org/database/ABCD> ;
  rdfs:comment "10 sequenced antibodies" .