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Semantic Expansion

  • cerebellum anterior lobe, cerebellar anterior lobe, anterior cerebellar lobe, anterior lobe of cerebellum

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    The interface has been completely re-designed to facilitate your daily research. With a single search your query is expanded to include synonyms, variants and logical inferences - saving you time and providing enhanced results. Results are drawn from more than 180 federated databases, PubMed and open access literature, funding opportunities and the NIF Registry of biomedical resources. For a brief overview of the new NIF please watch the video below.

    1. Welcome

      Welcome to myNIF, your search term is above.

    2. Query Expansion

      However, query processed includes these synonyms and related concepts.

    3. Neurolex

      These terms are retrieved from a publically curated semantic wiki, Neurolex

    4. Results

      Search results are displayed here in the center

    5. Tabs

      Data: searches within datasets contained with the NIF Data Federation
      Literature: searches PubMed, PubMed Central and Open Access articles
      Registry: searches a catalog of neuroscience resources (databases, software tools, institutes)
      Grants: searches for funding opportunities from NIH, NSF & more (updated weekly)

      Set your default results tab with a myNIF Account.

    6. Facets

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