Table 5

Templates and sample instantiations used in the TREC 2005 genomics track evaluation.

#1 Information describing standard [methods or protocols] for doing some sort of experiment or procedure.

methods or protocols: how to "open up" a cell through a process called "electroporation"

#2 Information describing the role(s) of a [gene] involved in a [disease].

gene: interferon-beta

disease: multiple sclerosis

#3 Information describing the role of a [gene] in a specific [biological process].

gene: nucleoside diphosphate kinase (NM23)

biological process: tumor progression

#4 Information describing interactions between two or more [genes] in the [function of an organ] or in a [disease].

genes: CFTR and Sec61

function of an organ: degradation of CFTR

disease: cystic fibrosis

#5 Information describing one or more [mutations] of a given [gene] and its [biological impact or role].

gene with mutation: BRCA1 185delAG mutation

biological impact: role in ovarian cancer


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