is_deprecated(prefix: str) bool[source]

Return if the given prefix corresponds to a deprecated resource.


prefix – The prefix to lookup


If the prefix has been explicitly marked as deprecated either by the Bioregistry, OBO Foundry, OLS, or MIRIAM. If no marks are present, assumed not to be deprecated.

>>> import bioregistry
>>> assert bioregistry.is_deprecated('imr')  # marked by OBO
>>> assert bioregistry.is_deprecated('idomal')  # marked by OBO as inactive
>>> assert bioregistry.is_deprecated('iro') # marked by Bioregistry
>>> assert bioregistry.is_deprecated('miriam.collection') # marked by MIRIAM