Journal Article

GeneE: Gene and protein query expansion with disambiguation

Martijn J. Schuemie, Ning Kang, Maarten L. Hekkelman and Jan A. Kors

in Bioinformatics

Volume 26, issue 1, pages 147-148
Published in print January 2010 | ISSN: 1367-4803
Published online October 2009 | e-ISSN: 1460-2059 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btp597
GeneE: Gene and protein query expansion with disambiguation

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Summary: When referring to genes, authors often use synonyms instead of the official gene symbols. In order to accurately retrieve as many relevant documents as possible, we have developed GeneE, a web application that expands a gene query to include all known synonyms, and adds disambiguation information for ambiguous terms, before forwarding the query to either PubMed, Google or Jane. The query expansion algorithm is also available as a web service.

Availability: http://biosemantics.org/geneE

Contact: m.schuemie@erasmusmc.nl

Journal Article.  1327 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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