Table 1

Examples of entity relations

Type of relation

Examples


Equivalence

[human interleukin 2 gene]

[TNF-alpha mRNA transcripts]

Member-Collection

[Ikaros family members]

[inflammatory cytokine genes] including TNF, IL-1, and IL-6

Protein-Component

[alpha globin regulatory element]

[tyrosine] phosphorylation of STAT1

Subunit-Complex

[Myc-Max heterodimer]

p50 or relA, the two major subunits of [NF-kappaB]


Examples of entity relation types, including both embedded and non-embedded cases. GGPs are in italic and domain terms are delimited by square brackets.

Van Landeghem et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 11):S6   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S11-S6

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