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Help: Advanced Queries

Contents

  1. Filling in fields
  2. Case sensitivity
  3. Wildcards
  4. Contains and equals queries
  5. Boolean operators for contains queries

Top ↑ Filling in fields

Top ↑ Case sensitivity

Top ↑ Wildcards

Top ↑ Contains and equals queries

Examples:

Query Type Query Term Searches for… Example Matches
contains inhibit …items that contain the query term word (and its grammatical variations).
  • molt-inhibiting hormone
  • Migration-Inhibition Factors
contains inhibit* …items that contain words beginning with the query term (and its grammatical variations). Same as above, plus:
  • active site-inhibited Glu-Gly-Arg-factor IXa
  • growth inhibitory proteins
  • Growth Inhibitors
  • inhibitin
  • Walsh inhibitor
equals ddt …items that exactly match the query term.
  • DDT
equals ddt* …items that begin with the query term.
  • DDT
  • DDTMSP
equals *ddt …items that end with the query term.
  • DDT
  • 1-DFDDT
  • alpha-chloro-DDT
equals *ddt* …items that contain occurrences of the query term substring anywhere within them.
  • DDT
  • 1-DFDDT
  • alpha-chloro-DDT
  • DDTMSP
  • CEDDTC
equals d*dt …items that begin with the pre-wildcard substring, end with the post-wildcard substring, and may have characters between them.
  • DDT
  • desmethyl-ADT
  • DMDT
equals name:ddt …official/primary names that exactly match the query term.
  • DDT

Top ↑ Boolean operators for contains queries