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Inspector Javert's Xref Database

Charles Tapley Hoyt

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<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
<oai_dc:dc xmlns:dc="" xmlns:oai_dc="" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="">
  <dc:creator>Charles Tapley Hoyt</dc:creator>
  <dc:description>It would have been really useful for Inspector Javert to find Jean Valjean if he had the cross-references between the identifies of all of the people he met in Montreuil-sur-Mer to the prisoner database (all he needed was 24601!). Since this dataset has a long name, you can feel free to abbreviate it as IJXD.

We have the same problem in bioinformatics, so this is a database of cross-references extracted from OBO Foundry and other sources by PyOBO. It is a gzipped five-column TSV file that has source namespace, source identifier, target namespace, target identifier, and provenance. Each has been normalized so cross-references from different sources can be integrated and traversed.

It was generated with the following code in the shell:

pip install git+
obo javerts-xrefs

  <dc:subject>Cross References</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>Inspector Javert's Xref Database</dc:title>
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