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Table 2 Common answer pattern components.

From: The potential for automated question answering in the context of genomic medicine: an assessment of existing resources and properties of answers

Pattern component Examples Represented UMLS semantic types
GeneName BRAF; LHR; luteinizing hormone receptor; GPCRs; CB1 receptor; cannabinoid receptor; NMDA glutamate receptor; CD117 [Gene or Genome]
[Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein]
[Receptor]
MutationType B-RafV599E; V599EB-Raf; BRAFV599E; T1796A mutation; Point mutations; homozygous mutations; null mutation [Gene or Genome]
[Genetic Function]
[Cell or Molecular Dysfunction]
MutatorType antagonist, SR147778; antagonist, rimonabant (SR141716); agonists, CP-55,940 and WIN-55,212-2; glycine-site antagonists [Organ or Tissue Function]
[Organic Chemical]
[Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein]
[Pharmacologic Substance]
[Biologically Active Substance]
[Molecular Function]
EnvironmentalCondition paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus [Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component]
PrimaryConditon melanomas; papilary thyroid cancer; hypogonadism; precocious puberty syndromes; ethonol consumption; myeloid leukemia; germ cell tumors [Neoplastic Process]
[Disease or Syndrome]
[Physiologic Function]
SubjectType human; Childhood; male patient; healthy boy; rats and mice [Human]
[Temporal Concept]
[Population Group]
[Patient or Disabled Group]
[Age Group]
[Mammal]
  1. Examples for common answer pattern components and represented UMLS semantic types.