Open Access Research article

Cross-pollination of research findings, although uncommon, may accelerate discovery of human disease genes

Marlena Duda1, Tristan Nelson1 and Dennis P Wall12*

Author Affiliations

1 The Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

2 Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

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BMC Medical Genetics 2012, 13:114  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-114

Published: 28 November 2012

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Table S1. Representation in PubMed Central for each disease field.

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Table S2. MCS data and percent genetic overlap for each disease pair.

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Table S3. ICS and cooperative partner data for each disease field.

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Table S4. Citation balance computation for all disease pairs with 20 or more combined co-citations.

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