aka GO. Gene Ontology consortium. They produce a dynamic controlled vocabulary that can be applied to all organisms even as knowledge of [Gene] and [Protein] roles in cells is accumulating and changing. One of the OBO
It is classified into three groups.
Types of relationship
For example,the gene product cytochrome c can be described by the MolecularFunction term electron transporter activity, the BiologicalProcess terms oxidative phosphorylation and induction of cell death, and the CellularComponent terms mitochondrial matrix and mitochondrial inner membrane.