Health Diseases Vocabulary

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This dataset contains the terms of the vocabulary, organized in a hierarchical manner, used in the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD) to describe the diseases inferred to have a relationship with a gene or chemical. The dataset contains different types of standardized identifications for the disease to provide a cross-platform compatibility making able to identify the chemical in major scientific databases.


The Comparative Toxicogenomics Database purpose is to provide a tool to generate new hypotheses on the mechanism of chemicals in the development of diseases by collecting curated data reported in the scientific literature on chemicals, genes and diseases and making inferences on the relationships of these three elements.

The CTD datasets can be used to create a tool for input of queries to obtain inferred relationships between genes, chemicals and diseases and the significance of the inferences. When a query is run, the terms on this dataset are displayed in the resulting output of an inference made between a chemical and a gene that share a disease in common, and these terms are also used for the search of diseases and their inferences.

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John Snow Labs; Comparative Toxicogenomics Database;

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Publicly available and free for research application but citation is required. Permission asked for commercial uses

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Davis AP, Grondin CJ, Johnson RJ, Sciaky D, King BL, McMorran R, Wiegers J, Wiegers TC, Mattingly CJ. The Comparative Toxicogenomics Database update 2017. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Sep 19;[Epub ahead of print]


Gene Vocabulary Terms, Scientific Literature on Chemicals, Gene and Disease Relationship, Heterogeneous Exposure Information, Comparative Toxicogenomics Database, Relationships Between Genes and Diseases, Chemical and Disease Inferences, Chemical Disease Hypotheses, Taxogenomics

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Molecular Pathology Nomenclature, Disease Names Database

Disease_NameName of the disease.stringrequired : 1
Disease_IDUnique identifier assigned to the disease by MeSH or OMIM, linked to the source record(s) for the disease. OMIM (Online Medelian Inheritance in Man) is a database of human genes and genetic disorders that displays the type of genetic variation and expression; OMIM uses a six-digit identifier for each gene or genetic disorder. MeSH is a controlled vocabulary of thousands of biomedical terms (including diseases) that serves to standardize the terminology used in published texts that belong to life sciences. Each MeSH term has a unique identifier, which can be from 7 to 8 character length. The MeSH unique identifier was changed to 10-character length after November 2013.string-
Alternative_Disease_IDsAlternative identifiers for the disease.string-
DefinitionDescription of the disease.string-
Parent_IDsIdentifiers of the parent terms for the disease in the terms hierarchy of the vocabulary ('|'-delimited list).string-
Tree_NumbersIdentifiers of the nodes where the term (disease) is located in the hierarchical tree. ('|'-delimited list)stringrequired : 1
Parent_Tree_NumbersIdentifiers of the nodes where the parent terms of the disease are located in the tree. ('|'-delimited list)string-
SynonymsAlternative names for the disease.string-
Slim_MappingsMEDIC-Slim terms for the disease. CTD's MEDIC disease vocabulary is a modified subset of descriptors from the “Diseases” [C] branch of the U.S. National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®), combined with genetic disorders from the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man® (OMIM®) database.string-
abc diseaseMESH:C579754MESH:D009369C04/C579754C04Cancer
RhinyMESH:C566708MESH:D000013C16.131/C566708C16.131Congenital abnormality
AmastiaMESH:C562989MESH:D001941C17.800.090/C562989C17.800.090AmaziaSkin disease
StomatodyniaMESH:C531639MESH:D002054C07.465.114/C531639C07.465.114Mouth disease
SchizotaxiaMESH:C536634MESH:D012569F03.675.725/C536634F03.675.725Mental disorder
Pseudoatrophoderma ColliMESH:C562909MESH:D012871C17.800/C562909C17.800Skin disease
Blepharochalasis, SuperiorMESH:C566223MESH:D005141C11.338/C566223C11.338Eye disease
Hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy syndromeMESH:C537254MESH:D009358C16/C537254C16
HyperheparinemiaMESH:C562723MESH:D001778C15.378.100/C562723C15.378.100Blood disease