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Gene2MeSH: Automated Literature Based Genome Annotation

Some weeks ago, I mentioned on Twitter how hard it is to find proper gene-disease associations in Pubmed, the database of health-science data. Some days later, P. F. Anderson sent me this link: Gene2MeSH.

According to her:

Gene2MeSH was described 2 me as mapping various terms used 2 describe the same gene, or genes assoc w/ medical term

I gave it a try and made a search for psoriasis:

It looks like an interesting and useful idea, while the MeSH heading column seems to be totally unnecessary, for example.

I will keep on using it and will let you know how it goes.

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