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Table 2 Comparison of association databases

From: PADB : Published Association Database

  Data coverage Search type Special content Data presentation
Database genetic risk factors environmental risk factors all research area free text controlled vocabulary sample size information systematic analysis results sorting by risk measures link to HapMap database link to pathway database
PADB O O O O X X X O O O
GAD O Partial O O X Partial X X O O
HPLD O Partial O Partial O Partial X X X X
Cochrane Partial O O O X O O X X X
AlzGene O X X O X O O X X X
T1DBase O X X O X X X X X O
PharmGKB O X X O Partial X X X X O
CGEMS O X X X X O O X X X
NINDS O X X X X O O X X X
dbGaP O X X X X O O X X X
  1. PADB was compared with other association databases, including those for general associations (GAD, HPLD and the Cochrane Reviews), genetic associations for specific diseases (AlzGene, T1Dbase and PharmGKB) and genome-wide associations (CGEMS, NINDS and dbGaP).
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