Table 1

Thirteen genes on PDGene top results list: numbers of related publications obtained by querying PDGene and Gene Prospector on 05/25/2008.

Gene

No. Publications

(Genetic Association Studies)


Total

Both

PDGene Only

Gene Prospector Only


GBA

14

9

1

4

LRRK2

60

13

2

45

SNCA

51

23

8

20

MAPT

27

19

6

2

PINK1

20

9

2

9

CYP2D6

18

10

2

6

APOE

33

13

2

18

MAOB

21

17

2

2

ELAVL4

4

1

3

0

UCHL1

17

12

4

1

DRD2

19

7

3

8

GSTM1

11

6

1

4

SEMA5A

4

1

3

1

Total

299

140

39

120


Note: Literature published before 2001 was excluded. Literature with publication type "Letter" was excluded. The total number of PubMed publications reporting genetic associations with Parkinson's disease to May 25, 2008 was estimated as 299, the sum of totals in the Common (140), PDGene Only (39) and Gene Prospector Only (120) columns.

Yu et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9:528   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-528

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