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Research Article

A Knowledge-Driven Approach to Extract Disease-Related Biomarkers from the Literature

Table 4

The top 10 genes sorted by the number of associated diseases. The complete list of genes is available at

Gene symbolGene IDaGene name Number of diseases

IL63569Interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)1,025
TNF7124Tumor necrosis factor1,003
CD4920CD4 molecule 917
ICAM13383Intercellular adhesion molecule 1841
TP537157Tumor protein p53797
CRP1401C-reactive protein, pentraxin-related 786
CD8A925CD8a molecule 771
CD34947CD34 molecule 742
VEGFA7422Vascular endothelial growth factor A 704
ACE1636Angiotensin I converting enzyme666

NCBI gene identifier.