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With its focus on life science patents, LifeQuest’s database gives you the power to find whatever you need. Among other capabilities, it includes built-in life science ontologies, advanced search capabilities, a search result management system and the ability to merge results using Boolean logic.
Easy-to-Use Search Interface
The easy-to-use LifeQuest search interface offers streamlined and efficient capabilities. It includes the ability to view alignments and full text data simultaneously as well as convenient tip cards that assist you with formulating targeted or broad queries.
Built-in Life Science Ontologies
As a query is typed, suggested matching terms appear based on selected ontologies. Synonym phrases are also included, and you can even create and save terms customized for your specific needs.
Aptean LifeQuest allows you to screen more efficiently by custom boosting relevance scores to quickly identify the most important hits.
Powerful Patent Search
Intuitive Search Grammar
Using a query editor that auto-completes your query, Aptean LifeQuest provides an easy way to craft complex Boolean queries against the full text or specific fields of life science IP.
Advanced Search Capabilities
Power users will be glad to see that LifeQuest is built on an enhanced Lucene grammar, giving organizations the ability to build queries that leverage proximity searching, fuzzy searching, boosting and much more.
Life Science Ontologies
Aptean LifeQuest incorporates ontologies including MeSH, SNOMEDCT, Protein Ontology, Plant Ontology—and many more. These ontologies span the range of life sciences from human biology to genes to plant traits to give you the most comprehensive search.
User-Generated Synonym Lists
Spending hours developing your own synonym lists to completely describe a concept is a thing of the past with LifeQuest. Instead, you can easily add and edit existing lists meaning that searching for one of the terms automatically searches for all of them. And editable synonym lists allow growth and evolution over time.
LifeQuest is seamlessly integrated with Aptean GenomeQuest. Use LifeQuest's ontology-based text searching power to further analyze GenomeQuest results or combine them with LifeQuest results.
Professional Services are available from Aptean to extend the capabilities of LifeQuest, including options for onsite custom training and consulting.
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