Sagace: A web-based search engine for biomedical databases in Japan

Mizuki Morita, Yoshinobu Igarashi, Maori Ito, Yi An Chen, Chioko Nagao, Yuki Sakaguchi, Ryuichi Sakate, Toru Masui, Kenji Mizuguchi

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Background: In the big data era, biomedical research continues to generate a large amount of data, and the generated information is often stored in a database and made publicly available. Although combining data from multiple databases should accelerate further studies, the current number of life sciences databases is too large to grasp features and contents of each database. Findings. We have developed Sagace, a web-based search engine that enables users to retrieve information from a range of biological databases (such as gene expression profiles and proteomics data) and biological resource banks (such as mouse models of disease and cell lines). With Sagace, users can search more than 300 databases in Japan. Sagace offers features tailored to biomedical research, including manually tuned ranking, a faceted navigation to refine search results, and rich snippets constructed with retrieved metadata for each database entry. Conclusions: Sagace will be valuable for experts who are involved in biomedical research and drug development in both academia and industry. Sagace is freely available at.

元の言語English
記事番号604
ジャーナルBMC Research Notes
5
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2012
外部発表Yes

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Morita, M., Igarashi, Y., Ito, M., Chen, Y. A., Nagao, C., Sakaguchi, Y., ... Mizuguchi, K. (2012). Sagace: A web-based search engine for biomedical databases in Japan. BMC Research Notes, 5, [604]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-5-604

Sagace : A web-based search engine for biomedical databases in Japan. / Morita, Mizuki; Igarashi, Yoshinobu; Ito, Maori; Chen, Yi An; Nagao, Chioko; Sakaguchi, Yuki; Sakate, Ryuichi; Masui, Toru; Mizuguchi, Kenji.

:: BMC Research Notes, 巻 5, 604, 2012.

研究成果: Article

Morita, M, Igarashi, Y, Ito, M, Chen, YA, Nagao, C, Sakaguchi, Y, Sakate, R, Masui, T & Mizuguchi, K 2012, 'Sagace: A web-based search engine for biomedical databases in Japan', BMC Research Notes, 巻. 5, 604. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-5-604
Morita M, Igarashi Y, Ito M, Chen YA, Nagao C, Sakaguchi Y その他. Sagace: A web-based search engine for biomedical databases in Japan. BMC Research Notes. 2012;5. 604. https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-5-604
Morita, Mizuki ; Igarashi, Yoshinobu ; Ito, Maori ; Chen, Yi An ; Nagao, Chioko ; Sakaguchi, Yuki ; Sakate, Ryuichi ; Masui, Toru ; Mizuguchi, Kenji. / Sagace : A web-based search engine for biomedical databases in Japan. :: BMC Research Notes. 2012 ; 巻 5.
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