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deprecated Drug Interaction Knowledge Base Evidence Ontology

Abbreviation: DIKB-Evidence

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This record was deprecated on Sept. 9, 2019 for the following reason(s): This resource is deprecated and no longer maintained.

An evidence taxonomy for pharmacologic studies that, when combined with a set of inclusion criteria, enable drug experts to specify what their confidence in a drug mechanism assertion would be if it were supported by a specific set of evidence.

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Created in 2009

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How to cite this record DIKB-Evidence; Drug Interaction Knowledge Base Evidence Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Sept. 9, 2019, 9:40 a.m.; Last accessed: Sep 28 2021 7:58 a.m.

This record is maintained by boycer  ORCID

Record updated: Sept. 9, 2019, 9:40 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Computing with evidence Part I: A drug-mechanism evidence taxonomy oriented toward confidence assignment.

Boyce R,Collins C,Horn J,Kalet I
J Biomed Inform 2009

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Toward a complete dataset of drug-drug interaction information from publicly available sources.

Ayvaz S,Horn J,Hassanzadeh O,Zhu Q,Stan J,Tatonetti NP,Vilar S,Brochhausen M,Samwald M,Rastegar-Mojarad M,Dumontier M,Boyce RD
J Biomed Inform 2015

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  • 1R01LM011838-01 (U.S. National Library of Medicine)