PubTator: a web-based text mining tool for assisting biocuration

  title={PubTator: a web-based text mining tool for assisting biocuration},
  author={Chih-Hsuan Wei and Hung-Yu Kao and Zhiyong Lu},
  booktitle={Nucleic Acids Research},
Manually curating knowledge from biomedical literature into structured databases is highly expensive and time-consuming, making it difficult to keep pace with the rapid growth of the literature. There is therefore a pressing need to assist biocuration with automated text mining tools. Here, we describe PubTator, a web-based system for assisting biocuration. PubTator is different from the few existing tools by featuring a PubMed-like interface, which many biocurators find familiar, and being… CONTINUE READING
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