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Re: Any takers for reviewing and presenting to group evaluation of open source drug database?

From: <kc28@email.med.yale.edu>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 21:51:22 -0400
To: Daniel Rubin <rubin@med.stanford.edu>
Cc: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>, public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-id: <1182995482.4683141a5dbc4@webmail.med.yale.edu>

I experienced the same problem initially, but I later found that the URL should
be: http://www.e-mds.com/solutions/drug_database/drugdb.html

Apparently, there is a white space before drugdb.html


Quoting Daniel Rubin <rubin@med.stanford.edu>:

> I might be able to help. But I don't seem able to access the URL you provide.
> Regards,
> Daniel
> ___
> Daniel Rubin, MD, MS
> Clinical Asst. Professor, Radiology
> Research Scientist, Stanford Medical Informatics
> Scientific Director, National Center of Biomedical Ontology
> MSOB X-215
> Stanford, CA 94305
> 650-725-5693
> At 10:55 PM 6/26/2007, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> >The DrugDB database, http://www.e-mds.com/solutions/drug_database/
> >drugdb.html is open source, and I have applied and received access to
> >it. The initial format is Microsoft SQL Server backup file, and Colin
> >Knep from the Alzforum has kindly converted it to MySQL, so it can
> >either be loaded into MySQL or parsed as text (lots of SQL inserts).
> >
> >The goal of the evaluation is to review the contents of the database
> >and the data model and present it to the group (or find adequate
> >existing documentation on this), as a preliminary to evaluating
> >whether we should convert it into RDF. Someone familiar with what is
> >available in current drug databases and able to assess the quality
> >and thoroughness of the contents would be very helpful in this effort.
> >
> >Let me know if you are interested, and I can give access to the files
> >(assuming you accept the terms of the license)
> >
> >Best,
> >Alan
> >
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