PyBEL-OLS Documentation

A PyBEL [1] extension for building BEL resources with the EBI [2] Ontology Lookup Service.


[1]Hoyt, C. T., et al. (2017). PyBEL: a Computational Framework for Biological Expression Language. Bioinformatics, 34(December), 1–2.
[2]Cote, R., et al. (2006). The Ontology Lookup Service, a lightweight cross-platform tool for controlled vocabulary queries. BMC Bioinformatics, 7, 1–7.


Get the Latest

Download the most recent code from GitHub with:

$ pip install git+

For Developers

Clone the repository from GitHub and install in editable mode with:

$ git clone
$ cd pybel-ols
$ pip install -e .

Command Line Interface Usage

Command line interface for PyBEL-OLS.


PyBEL-OLS Reference.

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