Table 2

The characteristics included in Genotator from select resources.


Characteristics Incorporated

Genetic Association Database

List of Genes

"Yes" Association (published statement of link between gene and disease phenotype)

"No" Association (published statement of no link between gene and disease)

p-value (from genome wide association studies)

HuGE Navigator

List of Genes (official gene symbols)

Gene Prospector Score [9]

List of PubMed References

Entrez Gene

List of Genes (official gene symbols)

Official Full Name

Symbol Synonyms

Chromosome Number

Location on Chromosome

Gene ID

Ensembl ID

All other databases listed in Table 1 provided a list of genes only.

Wall et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2010 3:50   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-3-50

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