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Slot: apply_to

Used to extend class or slot definitions. For example, if we have a core schema where a gene has two slots for identifier and symbol, and we have a specialized schema for my_organism where we wish to add a slot systematic_name, we can avoid subclassing by defining a class gene_my_organism, adding the slot to this class, and then adding an apply_to pointing to the gene class. The new slot will be 'injected into' the gene class.

URI: https://w3id.org/linkml/apply_to

Properties

Identifier and Mapping Information

Schema Source

  • from schema: https://w3id.org/linkml/meta