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MirPub v2: Towards Ranking and Refining miRNA Publication Search Results

  • Ilias KanellosEmail author
  • Vasiliki Vlachokyriakou
  • Thanasis Vergoulis
  • Georgios Georgakilas
  • Yannis Vassiliou
  • Artemis K. Hatzigeorgiou
  • Theodore Dalamagas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9316)

Abstract

In recent years, many articles studying microRNA (miRNA) molecules and their connection to diseases have been published. However, the wide range of literature in life sciences, raises a barrier in extracting useful information from them. MirPub is a search engine that resolves this issue, providing lists of articles related to particular miRNA terms and useful filters to customise them. In this work, we extend mirPub by utilising publication ranking methods to provide insights about the importance of each publication. Moreover, we automatically identify the species referred to in each publication to serve researchers studying particular species.

Keywords

microRNAs Scientific databases Publication ranking 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was performed in the framework of MEDA project within GSRT’s KRIPIS action, funded by Greece and the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union under the O.P. Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship, NSRF 2007–2013 and the Regional Operational Program of ATTIKI.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilias Kanellos
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Vasiliki Vlachokyriakou
    • 1
  • Thanasis Vergoulis
    • 1
  • Georgios Georgakilas
    • 3
  • Yannis Vassiliou
    • 2
  • Artemis K. Hatzigeorgiou
    • 3
  • Theodore Dalamagas
    • 1
  1. 1.IMISAthena RCMarousiGreece
  2. 2.National Technical University of AthensKesarianiGreece
  3. 3.University of ThessalyVolosGreece

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