Table 4

Samples of false negative matches: closest synonyms in synonym list, occurrence in text, and type of error.

Synonym(s)

Occurrence in text

Type of error


Lpa1, Lpa2, Lpa3

lpa(1-3)

enumeration

Pkcb, Pkce

PKC beta, PKC-epsilon

different spelling

retinoic acid receptor, alpha

retinoic acid receptor-alpha

different spelling

interferon gamma

gamma-interferon

inversion

Braf2, Braf-rs1

Braf

ambiguity

peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma

peroxisome proliferating antigen receptor gamma

not evident


Fundel et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2005 6(Suppl 1):S15   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-6-S1-S15

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