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Table 1 Term expansion rules for biomarker names

From: Automated extraction of Biomarker information from pathology reports

Rule Example
1) Replace Roman numbers with the corresponding Arabic numbers Factor VIII → Factor 8
2) Replace Greek symbol with the corresponding letters CD79 α → CD79 alpha
3) Remove laboratory related terms CD10(repeat) → CD10
4) Generate new variants GAL3 = GAL-3 = GAL 3
5) Convert to lowercase DESMIN→ desmin