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CTD Changes

Dec 8, 2009 (rev 6544)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Changed word clouds to group data first by vocabulary.

Dec 3, 2009 (rev 6524)

  1. On homepage, added word cloud of top curated data.
  2. On data status page, added word cloud of top newly curated data.
  3. Updated help and FAQ text to reflect REACTOME pathways integration.
  4. Updated jobs link.

Nov 20, 2009 (rev 6490)

  1. Revised calculation of last-updated-date.

Nov 19, 2009 (rev 6487)

  1. On chemical and disease browser pages, replaced list of frequently used terms with list of top recently curated terms.
  2. Optimized JavaScript.

Nov 16, 2009 (rev 6481)

  1. Optimized JavaScript.

Nov 13, 2009 (rev 6470)

  1. Added "Request Curation" buttons to chemical detail tabs with no data.
  2. Added measures to make bots use fewer resources.

Nov 11, 2009 (rev 6448)

  1. Added information about significantly curated new data to the Data Status page.
  2. Update data model documentation.

Nov 10, 2009 (rev 6439)

  1. Condensed organism and reference data in interaction listings.
  2. Added metrics for the current release to the Data Status page.

Nov 9, 2009 (rev 6426)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Integrated Reactome pathway data.

Oct 29, 2009 (rev 6387)

  1. Made major improvements to disease relationship displays.
  2. Updated publications list.
  3. Updated personnel list.

Oct 23, 2009 (rev 6349)

  1. Minor formatting tweaks and query optimizations.
  2. Updated data model documentation.

Oct 20, 2009 (rev 6337)

  1. Formatting tweaks and query optimizations.
  2. Combined multiple JavaScript files to reduce HTTP requests.

Oct 14, 2009 (rev 6323)

  1. Improved Contact Us form.
  2. Formatting tweaks and internal optimizations.

Oct 12, 2009 (rev 6311)

  1. Updated publications list.
  2. Improved Contact Us form.
  3. Formatting tweaks and internal optimizations.

Oct 7, 2009 (rev 6286)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Replaced data selection pop-up windows with modal dialogs.
  3. Minor formatting tweaks and internal optimizations.

Oct 1, 2009 (rev 6268)

  1. Updated instructions for Citing CTD.
  2. Improved error messages and alerts.

Sep 30, 2009 (rev 6254)

  1. Restructured and revised the Help section.
  2. "Send data correction" links more prominent.

Sep 24, 2009 (rev 6227)

  1. Updated the FAQ.
  2. Added a Tutorials page to Help.

Sep 22, 2009 (rev 6215)

  1. Inferred relationships removed from reference disease listings.

Sep 21, 2009 (rev 6213)

  1. Added relationship-type filter options to gene disease, chemical disease, disease chemical and disease gene tabs.
  2. Made database link displays more concise.
  3. Improved handling of special characters in certain queries.

Sep 3, 2009 (rev 6196)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Added links from CTD genes to PharmGKB genes.

Aug 28, 2009 (rev 6187)

  1. Revised CTD logo: more text, less image. Homepage logo now the same as all other pages.
  2. Internal revisions to start moving closer to HTML5.

Aug 27, 2009 (rev 6173)

  1. Improved error reporting.
  2. Optimized generation of data statistics.
  3. Updated data model documentation.

Aug 25, 2009 (rev 6162)

  1. Optimized style code.
  2. Updated FAQ.

Aug 19, 2009 (rev 6145)

  1. New MyGeneVenn tool for creating Venn diagrams that compare user gene lists to genes associated with up to two chemicals or diseases.
  2. Gene inputs to VennViewer tool are now limited to NCBI official symbols or accessions. This change makes VennViewer easier to use and consistent with the other tools.
  3. Expanded the data displayed and downloadable in both Venn tools.
  4. Inputs to Batch Query tool may be delimited by tabs as well as new lines.
  5. Optimized some images and style code.

Aug 11, 2009 (rev 6076)

  1. Implemented temporary workarounds for Oracle full-text query bug.
  2. Tweaked style and operation of VennViewer.

Aug 5, 2009 (rev 6060)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Batch query disease reports can be filtered by direct or inferred data if desired.
  3. New downloadable report containing the hierarchy of the CTD disease vocabulary.

Jul 30, 2009 (rev 6039)

  1. Gene input terms to Batch Queries are now matched only against official symbols and accessions (no longer names).

Jul 28, 2009 (rev 6035)

  1. Revised keyword search box to work better with autocomplete function.

Jul 27, 2009 (rev 6032)

  1. Implemented new information architecture and new navigation bar.
  2. Tweaked keyword search box.
  3. Made usability and text revisions.

Jul 20, 2009 (rev 5993)

  1. Fixed IE image formatting issues.
  2. Minor internal and CSS optimizations.

Jul 17, 2009 (rev 5988)

  1. Updated site map.
  2. Added title icons.

Jul 16, 2009 (rev 5970)

  1. Removed redundant titles on detail and help pages.
  2. Restyled detail page tabs.
  3. Optimized queries with many inferred relationships.

Jul 13, 2009 (rev 5949)

  1. Updated personnel list.
  2. Fixed display issue in chemical pathway lists with large numbers of inferred-by genes.

Jul 8, 2009 (rev 5943)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Genes are now linked to UniProt sequences.
  3. Fixed minor keyword accession query issue.
  4. Made minor query optimizations.
  5. Keyword query category now always corresponds to the current site section.

Jun 30, 2009 (rev 5929)

  1. Added InteractionTypes fields to all exportable interaction data files.
  2. Optimized display of InteractionTypes fields.
  3. Updated data model documentation.
  4. Upgraded JDBC drivers.

Jun 29, 2009 (rev 5918)

  1. Added current timestamp to file names of data exports.
  2. Updated data model documentation.

Jun 25, 2009 (rev 5909)

  1. Curated Chemical-Gene Interaction data report now includes InteractionTypes field.
  2. Internal code optimizations.

Jun 24, 2009 (rev 5888)

  1. Chemical-gene interaction batch query results now include InteractionTypes field.
  2. Internal code optimizations.

Jun 23, 2009 (rev 5875)

  1. New Disease Resources page.
  2. Revised Site Map.
  3. Internal code optimizations.
  4. All queries now ANSI SQL.

Jun 18, 2009 (rev 5854)

  1. Improved significantly the scalability and performance of large result lists.
  2. Improved sorting of all result lists.
  3. Paginated advanced interaction query results.
  4. Made advanced gene and reference query results exportable.
  5. Expanded the Query History function to include keyword queries.
  6. Made the Query History link more prominent.
  7. Made the CTD interaction types vocabulary available for download.

Jun 8, 2009 (rev 5778)

  1. Published new data.

Jun 1, 2009 (rev 5759)

  1. Renamed all data output files.

May 27, 2009 (rev 5752)

  1. New feature to filter Batch Query GO results by specific ontology.
  2. Made optimizations in certain advanced queries.

May 26, 2009 (rev 5731)

  1. Made database and query optimizations.
  2. Updated FAQ.
  3. Updated personnel list.
  4. Improved client-side caching of image, javascript and stylesheet files.

May 14, 2009 (rev 5670)

  1. Improved image compression.

May 11, 2009 (rev 5658)

  1. Published new data.
  2. New ChemComps displays for chemicals show other chemicals with comparable sets of interacting genes.
  3. New GeneComps displays for genes show other genes with comparable sets of interacting chemicals.
  4. New acknowledgements page.
  5. Updated publications list.
  6. Updated data model documentation.
  7. Optimized some advanced queries.

Apr 24, 2009 (rev 5589)

  1. Improved performance of full-text queries.

Apr 17, 2009 (rev 5565)

  1. Added functions related to author reviews.
  2. Tweaked some queries.

Apr 16, 2009 (rev 5552)

  1. Updated help text.
  2. Updated site map.
  3. Updated publications list.
  4. Refactored resource lists.

Apr 13, 2009 (rev 5524)

  1. Minor logging and VennViewer improvements.

Apr 9, 2009 (rev 5517)

  1. Removed microarrays content.

Apr 7, 2009 (rev 5506)

  1. Enhanced Contact Us form.
  2. Added "Send data correction" links to reference detail pages.

Apr 3, 2009 (rev 5487)

  1. Internal code optimizations and refactorings.
  2. Minor interface tweaks.
  3. Upgraded third-party libraries.

Mar 31, 2009 (rev 5466)

  1. Improved handling of accession IDs in queries.

Mar 30, 2009 (rev 5448)

  1. Published new data.
  2. Removed sequence data.
  3. Revised gene GO displays.
  4. Gene accession IDs are now accepted for advanced gene searches.
  5. VennViewer results are now bookmarkable.
  6. Accession IDs input to VennViewer may now be prefixed with "id:" to avoid problems with overlapping synonyms and accession IDs.
  7. Adjusted keyword search results to work better in cases where term names and accession IDs are identical.
  8. Corrected gene-disease relationship statistics on Data Status page.
  9. Upgraded charting software for improved presentation of Top Interacting Genes/Chemicals graphs.
  10. Improved keyword query error/no-results page by making the query form more prominent.
  11. Updated data model documentation.

Feb 24, 2009 (rev 5359)

  1. Upgraded jQuery JavaScript library.
  2. URLs and email addresses in the Institution and Abstract fields on reference detail pages are now converted to hyperlinks.

Feb 19, 2009 (rev 5348)

  1. Minor changes in the operation of keyword queries.
  2. Improved suggestions on error pages.

Feb 18, 2009 (rev 5337)

  1. New downloadable reports listing all chemicals, diseases, and genes in CTD.

Feb 17, 2009 (rev 5325)

  1. Updated Publications list.
  2. Began using Google Analytics.

Feb 16, 2009 (rev 5322)

  1. Improved chemical/gene-disease relationship displays by grouping by inferred genes, chemicals and relationship type.
  2. Minor tweaks to improve page load times.

Feb 10, 2009

  1. Published new data.

Feb 3, 2009 (rev 5280)

  1. Decreased page load times: repositioned javascript calls, minified CSS and javascript files.
  2. Added total-curated-references stat to Data Status page.
  3. Disabled microarray searches and Microarray Gene Expression Report pending new data feed.

Jan 30, 2009 (rev 5266)

  1. Automated news headlines when new data is available.
  2. Minor interface tweaks.

Jan 27, 2009 (rev 5262)

  1. For the Batch Query tool, fixed JavaScript and style issues in Internet Explorer.
  2. Upgraded jQuery JavaScript library.
  3. Minor interface tweaks.

Jan 23, 2009 (rev 5241)

  1. New Gene Form options for advanced interaction, gene and reference queries.
  2. Published this Change Log.
  3. Suspended the Chemicals and Diseases in the News feature pending finding an automated feed.

Jan 13, 2009 (rev 5210)

  1. Published new data.
  2. New production database server live.
  3. Added auto-completion to pathway query fields.

Jan 12, 2009 (rev 5204)

  1. Added CAPTCHA field to Contact Us form.

Jan 8, 2009 (rev 5194)

  1. New Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) feature.
  2. CTD moved to a new, faster server.

Jan 6, 2009 (rev 5185)

  1. Improved query error messages.
  2. Improved error logging.