Following is an alphabetized list of Quertle's Power Term® queries. For each you will see:



Power Term® Query

Alternate Form(s)

Definition

Example Search

$Actions

what action
are involved in

All actions, both positive and negative.

ethanol $Actions

$AdverseEffects

$AdverseEffect

A short list of major adverse effects (side effects) ranging from the molecular level (e.g., mutation) to diseases. Let us know what else you want on this list.

ethanol causes $AdverseEffects

$AlternativeModels

$AlternativeModel

Alternatives to the use of higher organisms, including cell culture models, in vitro, and lower organisms. Use this to search to find alternative systems for study and to support your IACUC applications.

 

$AnatomicalParts

$AnatomicalPart

Any tissue or organ. Let us know what else you want on this list.

$AnatomicalParts oxidative damage

$AminoAcids

$AminoAcid

Any amino acid

$AminoAcids diet

$AnimalModels

what Animal Models

The common animal models used in research

What animal models are used for multiple sclerosis?

$Antibacterials

what antibacterialss

Antibacterials

 

$Antibiotics

what antibiotics

Antibiotics

 

$Antibodies

which antibodies
what antibody

Common antibodies used for therapeutic purposes, including Herceptin and Infliximab.

$Antibodies treat arthritis

$Antifungals

$Antifungal

Antifungals

 

$Antimicrobials

$Antimicrobial

Antimicrobials

 

$BiologicalProcesses

$BiologicalProcesses

Normal biological processes such as cell cycle, pregnancy, and platelet activation.

aspirin $BiologicalProcesses

$Biologics

$Biologic

Proteins used as drugs

 

$Biomarkers

$Biomarker

Proteins, metabolites, etc. associated with a process or disease Let us know what else you want on this list.

$Biomarkers for cancer

$CellLines

$CellLine

Any cell line, such as NIH-3T3 or HeLa cells

$CellLines expressing glycoprotein

$CellObjects

$CellObject

Any cell object, such as a ribosome, stereocilium, or Golgi apparatus

stress affects $CellObjects

$CellTypes

what cell type

Any cell type, such as macrophages and neurons

ethanol affects $CellTypes

$Chemicals

$Chemical

Any chemical or drug, such as 4-bromobenzohydrazide or Aricept. This class includes antibodies used as drugs

$Chemicals treat migraine

$ChemicalFunctionalClasses

$ChemicalFunctionalClass

Major chemical classes such as neurohypophyseals, Anthocyanins, and sugar.

 

$Clinical

 

Concepts related to clinical work (i.e., in people). Useful as an Also Containing filter.

 

$Complexes

$Complex

Major complexes or assemblies, such as spliceosome or COG complex, or larger structures such as membrane synapse.

 

$Cost

$Expense

Concepts related to cost

$Cost of obesity

$Diseases

$Disease

Any disease (including anything that is bad physiologically, such as "mutation")

ethanol causes $Diseases

$Disinfectants

$Disinfectants

Disinfectants

 

$Elements

$Element

All chemical elements, such as calcium and argon

$Elements affect cell growth

$EnzymeActions

$EnzymeAction

Major enzymatic actions such as acetylation and phosphorylation

 

$Enzymes

$Enzyme

Any enzyme

 

$FunctionalClasses

$FunctionalClass

Any protein functional class, such as arginase, myostimulatory hormone, or restriction enzyme - but not the phrase "functional class" nor the specific proteins within each class.

$FunctionalClasses affect transcription

$Genes

$Gene

Any gene or gene product such as BRCA2 or p53, but not the word "gene"

HDAC1 regulates $Genes

$GPCRs

$GPCR

Any GPCR, but not the term "GPCR"

$GPCRs and inflammation

$Hormones

$Hormone

Any hormone (not just mammalian)

 

$IonChannels

$IonChannel

Any ion channel

 

$Interaction

$Interact

Any type of interaction, such as binding

p53 $Interaction $Proteins

$LigandProteins

$LigandProtein

Any protein ligand, but not the phrase "protein ligand"

$LigandProteins control cell cycle

$lncRNAs

what lncRNAs

Any long noncoding RNA

What lncRNAs are associated with cancer?

$MatrixMetalloproteinases

$MMP

$Matrix Metalloproteinases

$MMP cancer

$Metabolites

$Metabolite

Any of the major metabolites

$Metabolites indicate cancer

$Methods

$Method

A list of major methods. Let us know what else you want on this list.

expression determined using $Methods

$MicroRNAs

$MiR

Individual microRNAs, but not the terms "microRNA", "MiR", etc.

$MicroRNAs and cancer

$NegativeActions

 

Any word that conveys a negative action, such as 'block'

$Proteins $NegativeActions apoptosis

$Neoplasms

$Tumors; $Cancers

Any neoplasm. Note that this includes benign and malignant tumors.

asbestos causes $Neoplasms

$NuclearHormoneReceptors

$NuclearHormoneReceptor

Any Nuclear hormone receptor

 

$Opiates

$Opiate

$Opiate addiction

$Opioids

$Opioid

What opioids are used as recreational drugs?

$Organisms

$Organism

The most common (from a biomedical standpoint) living things

$Organisms produce methane

$Organizations

$Companies, $Institutions

A list of organizations in the biomedical arena. This list includes $PharmaBiotechs If we have missed somebody, please let us know.

$Companies with GFP antibodies

$Biopharmas

$Biopharma

A list of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. If we have missed somebody, please let us know.

$PharmaBiotech partners

$PlantHormones

$PlantHormone

Common plant hormones

 

$PlantModels

$PlantModel

The common plant models used in research

$PlantModels root formation

$PositiveActions

$PositiveAction

Positive actions such as activate (activation) and induce (induction)

glucose $PositiveActions

$Preclinical

 

Concepts related to pre-clinical work (i.e., lab studies). Useful as an Also Containing filter.

 

$Proteins

$Protein

Any gene product PLUS multimeric proteins such as FSH or AP-1, but not the word "protein"

$Proteins regulate apoptosis

$ProteinKinases

$ProteinKinase

Any protein kinase, but not the phrase "protein kinase"

$ProteinKinases control cell cycle

$ProteinPhosphatases

$ProteinPhosphatase

Any protein phosphatases, but not the phrase "protein phosphatase"

$ProteinPhosphatases control cell cycle

$ProteinReceptors

$ProteinReceptor

Any protein receptor

Growth hormone binds $ProteinReceptors

$ROS

 

Reactive oxygen species

$ROS DNA damage

$SignalingProteins

$SignallingProteins; $SignalingProtein; $SignallingProtein

Proteins involved in cell signaling

$SignalingProteins affect growth

$TranscriptionFactors

$TranscriptionFactor

Any transcription factor, but not the phrase "transcription factor"

estrogen activates $TranscriptionFactors

$Viruses

$Virus

Any virus

$Viruses cause hepatitis



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