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Meshes specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20510
Name Meshes
Alternative name Medical Subject Headings
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License Artistic License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.6.1
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Guangchuang Yu

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The effect of corticosteroid versus platelet rich plasma injection therapies for the management of lateral epicondylitis: A systematic review

PMCID: 5861901
PMID: 29561260
DOI: 10.1051/sicotj/2017062

[…] onal studies were eligible for inclusion in this study. The search strategy of this review was structured using Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome framework (PICO). Free-text searching and Medical Subject Headings were also considered.Search strategy The search strategy was conducted and reported in accordance with PRISMA guidelines [] and Cochrane Collaboration [] whenever possible. It […]


Violence motivated by perception of sexual orientation and gender identity: a systematic review

Bull World Health Organ
PMCID: 5791869
PMID: 29403098
DOI: 10.2471/BLT.17.197251

[…] mbase®, Web of Science, Africa Wide Information, CINAHL, LILACS, Popline, Sociological Abstracts and GenderWatch) for articles published from 1 January 2000 to 28 April 2016. We used a combination of medical subject headings and text words (), with no language restrictions. These searches were supplemented by a scan of the citations in the articles for studies not found in the search and by consul […]


Perceptive Costs of Reproduction Drive Aging and Physiology in Male Drosophila

PMCID: 5657004
PMID: 28812624
DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0152

[…] “Exposure to donor flies”), experimental flies were quickly frozen in a dry ice bath, and stored at −80 °C overnight. Heads were removed via vortex and separated from body parts by filtering through meshes. Forty to fifty heads were then homogenized for 20 seconds in 200 μl PBS using the Fast Prep 24. Following the addition of 800 μl of methanol, samples were incubated for 30 minutes on dry ice, […]


An application of MeSH enrichment analysis in livestock

Anim Genet
PMCID: 5032990
PMID: 26036323
DOI: 10.1111/age.12307

[…] er of easily accessible software tools are available in the field of GO ORA; see Khatri & Drăghici () and Rivals et al. () for a review in the context of genome‐wide expression analysis.Recently, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) vocabulary (e.g., Coletti & Bleich ; Nelson et al. ) has been making inroads into ORA. MeSH is a collection of comprehensive life sciences vocabulary, containing more t […]


Inequities in postnatal care in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta analysis

Bull World Health Organ
PMCID: 4431556
PMID: 26229190
DOI: 10.2471/BLT.14.140996

[…] To identify the studies of interest, we searched the Medline, Embase and Cochrane Central databases and grey literature for relevant medical subject headings and keywords. We focused on articles published between 1 January 1960 and 31 May 2013 in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese and were assisted by an expert librar […]


Lung Fibroblasts from Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Exhibit Genome Wide Differences in DNA Methylation Compared to Fibroblasts from Nonfibrotic Lung

PLoS One
PMCID: 4162578
PMID: 25215577
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107055

[…] ylated genes we identified in IPF fibroblasts share common biological functions, we used ConceptGen ( to identify “concepts” – categorized by gene ontology (GO) classifications, medical subject headings (MeSH), and other publicly available annotative data sets. Statistically significant enriched GO concepts are shown in and include “extracellular matrix,” “organ morphogenesi […]

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Meshes institution(s)
Institute of Bioinformatics, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China; State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Disease, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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