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Welcome to Jane…

Written on January 9, 2010 at 5:52 pm, by

Jane stands for Journal/Author Name Estimator. None the wiser…?! Have you recently written a paper, but you are not sure which journal to submit it to? Or maybe you want to find related articles so that you can identify a suitable referee. Then just cut and paste the abstract of the paper into Jane and it (she?) Read more...

Text mining with GeneIndexer

Written on January 2, 2010 at 5:52 pm, by

GeneIndexer has been around now for a couple of years but seems too be getting some marketing dollars spent on it with a full page advertisement in the latest issue of Nature and a sale to the NIH Library. The tool enables researchers to reveal biological significance in a set of co-regulated or associated genes. Read more...

eTBLAST 3.0: a similarity-based search engine

Written on January 2, 2010 at 5:00 pm, by

I have only just come across eTBlast. Conceptually, it is a bit like NCBI’s Blast utility wich assesses sequence similarites between geens or proteins. Here, you simply in put a paragraph of text and eTBLAST will return the abstracts of articles which use the same spectrum of terms. It works a little like PubMed’sRelated Article feature, except Read more...