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PubNet specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05248
Name PubNet
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data PubNet is a utility that accepts as input up to two PubMed queries.
Output data It returns as output a network graph (in multiple image formats) based on user-specified node and edge selection properties.
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Mark Gerstein

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PALM IST: Pathway Assembly from Literature Mining an Information Search Tool

Sci Rep
PMCID: 4437304
PMID: 25989388
DOI: 10.1038/srep10021

[…] s search based association and the CTD enlisted disease- gene/drugs/pathway association.The co-authorship network and network derived features were verified against published networks provided in the PubNet server. PubNet co-author networks were re-created by the PALM-IST using the same query keywords/author based searches (). Further, the networks and their features were compared ( in supplementa […]


PubMed and beyond: a survey of web tools for searching biomedical literature

PMCID: 3025693
PMID: 21245076
DOI: 10.1093/database/baq036

[…] abstract sentences. For example, a semantic search such as ‘what causes colon cancer?’ will require the output sentences to match ‘cause’ and ‘colon cancer’ as the event verb and object, respectively.PubNet () stands for Publication Network Graph Utility. It parses the XML output of standard PubMed queries and creates different kinds of networks depending on the type of nodes and edges a user sele […]


Linking genes to literature: text mining, information extraction, and retrieval applications for biology

Genome Biol
PMCID: 2559992
PMID: 18834499
DOI: 10.1186/gb-2008-9-s2-s8

[…] ovelty of publications []. The biomedical literature can also serve as a resource to build social networks of research collaborations using co-author citation analysis. Web-based applications such as PubNet are able to provide a graphical visualization of co-author networks derived from citations []. […]

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Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

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