Scaleus: Semantic Web Services Integration for Biomedical Applications

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Scaleus is a data migration tool that can be used on top of traditional systems to enable semantic web features. This user-friendly tool help users easily create new semantic web applications from scratch. Targeted at the biomedical domain, this web-based platform offers, in a single package, a high-perfomance database, data integration algorithms and optimized text searches over the indexed resources. This platform was developed by the bioinformatics group of the University of Aveiro (UAVR)  to support RD-Connect semantic-based applications for cross-resource queries over traditional rare disease resources, including biobanks (biological sample data), patient registries, genomic data and public repositories of biological relations.