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Qinsight: Overview

Main Applications

An advanced literature search engine to help you identify the most relevant information right away

  • Relevant Results: the Quantum Logic Linguistic (QLL) technology used is based on a thorough understanding of biology and chemistry
  • Power Term Queries: use Power Terms to represent an entire class of entities in queries
  • ​Concept Identification: the search engine recognizes concepts and verbs in query terms and populates Key Concepts in search results
  • Comprehensive Content:
    • MEDLINE/PubMed®
    • Open Access articles from PubMed Central
    • NIH RePORTER database of grant applications
    • TOXLINE database of biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals
    • Health and Life Science News (as reported by FierceMarkets) so that you can find late-breaking information without waiting for full publication
    • US Patent Grants
    • US Patent Applications
    • AHRQ Treatment Guidelines

Search Examples

  • $Chemicals cause diabetes
  • brca1 regulates $Proteins
  • pten $negativeactions $Diseases
  • breast cancer $Treatments
  • caffeine $AdverseEffects

Access Qinsight @ USC

USC has licensed Qinsight for the free use of USC faculty, students and staff.  The license consists of unlimited access to USC usersTo get your Qinsight account:

  1. Fill out the Qinsight Registration Form
  2. Activate your account following the link in the confirmation email sent out by Qinsight (may take up to 1-2 days)
  3. Log in here to use Qinsight

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