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Re: Medline RDF -- Citations

From: Peter Murray-Rust <pm286@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 10:38:04 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTikbfOH2uF=xbRs2-M7QESgNmDPqzg@mail.gmail.com>
To: William Waites <ww@styx.org>
Cc: "Ben O'Steen" <bosteen@gmail.com>, public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>, david.shotton@zoo.ox.ac.uk, mark@odaesa.com
On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 9:43 AM, William Waites <ww@styx.org> wrote:

> * [2011-05-08 23:12:25 +0100] Peter Murray-Rust <pm286@cam.ac.uk> écrit:
>
> ] There are not normally any supplemental data sets (where the data and
> ] chemicals live)  in the Medline distro so chemicals and data don't arise
> ] (except in fulltext, i.e. only Open Access allowed).
>
> Right, so in medline we see things like this:
>
>  <DataBankList CompleteYN="Y">
>    <DataBank>
>      <DataBankName>ISRCTN</DataBankName>
>      <AccessionNumberList>
>        <AccessionNumber>ISRCTN17632637</AccessionNumber>
>      </AccessionNumberList>
>    </DataBank>
>  </DataBankList>
>
>  <ChemicalList>
>    <Chemical>
>      <RegistryNumber>0</RegistryNumber>
>      <NameOfSubstance>Antipsychotic Agents</NameOfSubstance>
>    </Chemical>
>    <Chemical>
>      <RegistryNumber>0</RegistryNumber>
>      <NameOfSubstance>Blood Glucose</NameOfSubstance>
>    </Chemical>
>  </ChemicalList>
>
> This is fairly lowgrade metadata as far as chemistry is concerned. I
imagine it's a list of MeSH terms which are tagged as "chemical" in some
way. I assume it's been put in by MeSH or similar. It's no great loss if we
don't use it IMO so I'd omit it till we find more info


> I'm not entirely sure how these relate to the articles in question, is
> the data bank source material or a result of the research, are the
> chemical references more like keywords, etc?
>
> It may be that we are not allowed to release this part of the data, but
> perhaps one day we will, and the relevance to the LLD IG is how this
> information should be treated if it were releasable, which is not at all
> clear to me.
>
> Cheers,
> -w
>
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Peter Murray-Rust
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Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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