Ontology-Based Laboratory Data Acquisition With EnzymeML for Process Simulation of Biocatalytic Reactors





Electronic Lab Notebooks, Enzymatic Catalysis, Knowledge Graph, Process Simulation


The presented work explores the use of ontologies and standardized enzymatic data to set up enzymatic reactions in process simulators, such as DWSIM. Setting up an automated workflow to start a process simulation based on enzymatic data obtained from the laboratory can help save costs and time during the development phase. Standardized conditions are crucial for accurate comparison and analysis of enzymatic data, where ontologies provide a standardized vocabulary and semantic relations between relevant concepts. To ensure standardized data, an electronic lab notebook (ELN) is used based on EnzymeML, an open standard XML-based format for enzyme kinetics data. Furthermore, two ontologies are merged and the result is extended for the use in the Python-based workflow. The resulting data is stored in a knowledge graph for research data in a machine-accessible and human-readable format. Thus, the study demonstrates a workflow that allows for the direct translation of ELN data into a process simulation via ontologies.


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How to Cite

Behr, A. S., Abbaspour, E., Rosenthal, K., Pleiss, J., & Kockmann, N. (2023). Ontology-Based Laboratory Data Acquisition With EnzymeML for Process Simulation of Biocatalytic Reactors. Proceedings of the Conference on Research Data Infrastructure , 1. https://doi.org/10.52825/cordi.v1i.324

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Poster presentations II (Call for Papers)
Received 2023-04-25
Accepted 2023-06-30
Published 2023-09-07

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