Free Text Variant Search With Mastermind 1.10
With version 1.10, Mastermind now features a free text variant search field. Mastermind users can enter flexible variant nomenclatures including cDNA changes for both coding and non-coding variants in their search.
Variant Search Gene Nomenclature in Mastermind
The myriad ways authors can describe genetic variants poses a challenge for devising effective ways to search for genomic publications likely to be useful for making diagnostic decisions. In this blog post, we clarify how Mastermind continues to address this issue of diversity of variant nomenclature to maximize the sensitivity of the variant search space and to provide our users with the best opportunity to identify high-yield content to inform their curation efforts.