The avalanche of publications mentioning GO
Gene Ontology is the de facto standard for annotation of gene products. It has been widely used in biological data mining, and I believe it will play more central role in the future.
Publications mentioning GO was collected and deposited in GO ftp, and can be accessed (ftp://ftp.geneontology.org/go/doc/).
I count the number of publicans by year, and draw a histogram, which showed that the growing trend was remarkable.
> gopub <- read.delim("ftp://ftp.geneontology.org/go/doc/biblio-data.txt")
 3626 10
> p <- ggplot(gopub, aes(year))
> p + geom_histogram(aes(y=..count..)) + opts(title = "Publications mentioning GO")
- October 12, 2010 — ClusterProfiles (0)
- December 1, 2010 — bubble chart by using ggplot2 (0)
- November 30, 2010 — GOSemSim redesign in terms of S4 classes (1)
- October 19, 2010 — Listing gene IDs from hyperGTest (0)
- March 2, 2011 — The easiest way to get UTR sequence (2)
- January 25, 2011 — Estimate Probability and Quantile (0)
- January 1, 2011 — Single variable optimization (0)
- December 27, 2010 — yeast proteome digested by trpsin (0)
- December 25, 2010 — one-dimensional integrals (3)
- December 23, 2010 — Project Euler — Problem 187 (2)
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