New Biomedical Event Corpus (GREC) released


We are pleased to announce the release of the Gene Regulation Event Corpus (GREC) by NaCTeM.

GREC consists of 240 MEDLINE abstracts annotated with gene regulation and expression events.

GREC is available to download for academic purposes.

It is available in 2 formats together with the annotation guidelines:

  1. A stand-off format based on BioNLP'09 Shared Task Format
  2. An XML format based on GENIA event annotation format

If you use the corpus please cite:

Thompson, P., Iqbal, S. A., McNaught, J. and Ananiadou, S. (2009). Construction of an annotated corpus to support biomedical information extraction. BMC Bioinformatics 10:349

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